2001 Volkswagen Eurovan Oil smells like gas when I pulled o

Tiny
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  • 2001 VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 64,000 MILES
Oil smells like gas when I pulled out dipstick. Can you tell me what might be the problem? Car also smells like exhaust when running.

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Monday, May 18th, 2009 AT 12:59 AM

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Tiny
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Possible causes include a bad O2 sensor, excessive fuel pressure (bad fuel pressure regulator or plugged return line), leaky fuel injectors, dirty air filter or restricted air inlet, or a defective coolant sensor that prevents the engine management system from going into closed loop mode.
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Monday, May 18th, 2009 AT 1:05 AM
Tiny
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Do you think there might be a blown head gasket? The gas smell is strong when dip stick is pulled from oil.
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Monday, May 18th, 2009 AT 1:11 AM
Tiny
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If its a headgasket problem you'll be experiencing overheating check the stuffs I've mentioned and comeback with some results so we can continue.
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Monday, May 18th, 2009 AT 1:19 AM
Tiny
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Thank you. I will do that and get back to you later.
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Monday, May 18th, 2009 AT 1:28 AM

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