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Re: oil smells like gas
Sometime you will get this smell if you go a little over your oil change time of every 3000 miles also check when you replace the PVC valve normally in top of the valve cover gasket cause this will cut back on the ventilation that is needed to go through your engine if you take it off and it rattles it is still good but if it has been a while since you changed it it would be a good idea to change it also
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I had the same issue on my 2002 mercusy sable LS a couple monts back. Had to replace the who fuel system. Not cheap since its in the gas tank. cost about 600.00 bucks. We tried to replace the filter first and the smell stopped for a week then came back and then we relpaced the more expensive part. Still love my car I only have 72000K
if you are saying the coolant reservoir is emptying inot the oil pan, then you have a bown hed gasket or intake gasket. $$$$$$$. How long does it take to empty? Is the oil milky looking?
How do you know it's going into the oil pan?
Seal between the Engine and Transmission is leaking. The oil is only getting into the bell housing area. If you are checking your transmission oil and it is black or brown you need a major transmission repair and fluid and filter change.
When I run search for p01252 and p15073 I got no hits codes do not exist. The p0401 is a good code and comely found it is for the EGR system (exhaust gas recycle) to do proper test all you need is a vacuum pump and volt meter. A scan tool would make it a lot easyer but most people don't have one. Do a visual check. The most common item is the DPFEGR sensor which should be replaced with the hoses.
The test to pinpoint the problem requier specal test equiment. Double check on the other 2 codes.
Okay this is a internal problem in the transmission you will need to remove side cover and oil pan of the transmission.This is a big job to do it safely you will need a hoist and engine cradel this a profesional job my advice to you unless you have done this before 2 or 3 times take it in for service this is a delicate job mistakes can resault in costly mancanical further repairs.Hope this helps,John
First I recommend you get an auto repair/maintence manual for about 20.00. by Chilton or Haynes then check trouble codes for your sable, this manual is reasonable and will aid you in any further and future repairs. this manual is the type I use, I work on or vehicles-( shady tree mechanic)