4th Gear Poster
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Help! Oil smells like Gas
I just got the 97 Kenny Brown Tbird back and am starting to try and get it running good again. I know it was giving the previous owner some problems recently (bad gas mileage, stumble at part throttle, poor idle), but there has not been any smoke from the pipes or oil consumption that would indicate worn rings or compression problems.
Yesterday she ran ok, washed the engine bay and parked it for the night. Today no start. It cranks over and over and never fires. Checking the oil it is pretty thin and smells very strongly of Gasoline. Anyone know why or how gas would get into the oil?