Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 21:51:21 +0000
From: Colin Stamp <>
Subject: Re: Oil Smells Like Gas and Is Thin

On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 21:29:09 +0000, Grunff <> wrote: >Dave Hinz wrote: > >> Could be coming past the rings, or maybe valve guides. Not many other >> options. How's it running? Pull the plugs, see if they look OK, or if >> one is markedly different than the others? > >I've seen this caused by a ruptured diaphragm on mechanical fuel pump. >If this car is carburetted, then it's definitely worth taking a look at >the pump. And of it's got injection, then it could be a leaking injector dribbling fuel in through an open inlet valve whilst the car's parked. Not sure if that applies to these particular engines though - do they have port injection? Cheers, Colin.

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