GAS AND OIL

Pontiac Grand Prix

Tiny

jaywade

October, 10, 2007 AT 12:02 PM

I have a 99 grand prix gt and it doe snot want to stay running, I discovered that when I took off my oil cap, I smelled gas, what could be the cause?

1 Answer

Tiny

merlin2021

October, 10, 2007 AT 4:31 PM

As you carnk the engine, and it dosen't start, the gas is still being injected into the cylinders. The gas washes the piston, ring, and wall of each one. The gas then passes by the washed rings and into the crankcase oil! BTW this further reduces the engines compression and ability to start! Change oil filter, and check plugs for gas fouling!

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