2000 Plymouth Neon oil light then fire

Tiny
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  • 2000 PLYMOUTH NEON
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 104,000 MILES
What would have caused an engine fire after my oil light came on as I parked. Theres oil every where
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Saturday, November 21st, 2009 AT 12:50 AM

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Tiny
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HI there,

The oil need an ignition source, as a stray spark will not normally be sufficient to for this, I would be expecting that the hot exhaust has caused any oil leak to ignite, this is also not a normal thing to see but it can happen.

Mark (mhpautos)
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Saturday, November 21st, 2009 AT 1:27 AM

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