1995 MERCEDES BENZ 220CDI GAS SMELL IN ENGINE OIL

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Engine Mechanical problem
1995 Mercedes Benz 220cdi 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 92,412 miles

just bought car from a used car dealer. Changed engine oil & filter. Drained out 5+ qt. - Should have been 6.5 qt. Oil & filter had a strong gas smell. Eng. Runs normal - quiet, smooth. Check eng. Light on - before & after oil change. Causes? Repairs? Driving limits? Waiting on title in the mail - only drove it home. Dealer claims they drove round trip from Lima to Chicago - good gas mileage.

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Sunday, November 29th, 2009 AT 5:01 PM

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  • Dr Loot
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You may possibly have a leaky injector dumping excessive fuel into the crank case, try some injector cleaner and see what happens

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