OIL CHANGE GONE WRONG

  • Tiny
  • spork23
  • 2009 Honda Fit
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual

I changed my oil for the first time the other day. The car was running loudly and there was a smell of oil for a few days. I investigated and realized I forgot to replace the oil cap. I stopped using the car, and after two days I got a new one. Now the car won't start even though I added new oil to make up for what was lost, where might the problem be, and can I fix it myself?

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 6:12 PM

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  • Dr Loot
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That depends on how much oil you lost and how much you added.

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 6:27 PM
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  • spork23
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The dipstick indicates it is within the proper range, I added in about a quart of oil.

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 6:29 PM

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