WENT TO CHECK MY OIL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE ...

2005 Pontiac Sunfire

Tiny

Anonymous

February, 18, 2013 AT 6:52 PM

Went to check my oil for the first time since buying this car and there is a light colored gummy substance on the end of my dip stick. I can wipe it off and after a few tries get oil on the stick, doesn't happen after it is warm though. Has something been added to the oil to make it gum up or is it a cold weather problem or somekinda break down in the oil? Please anyone ever seen this?

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1 Answer

Tiny

JDL

February, 18, 2013 AT 7:17 PM

Are you losing coolant? Maybe coolant getting into your oil? I'd definitly change the oil and filter. Maybe the previous owner never changed the oil and filter? I might even remove the crankcase oil pan and clean it out.

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