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GAS IN ENGINE OIL

I have a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire and it won't start and i have gas in the engine oil. there was some type of fuel injection work done a month or so ago. please any information would help

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  • eversole85 Jan 16, 2009

    the engine doesn't start. so i don't know. its a friends car i am working on. but i have a leaking injector would i have a bad piston ring or rings???? how else would it get by the rings????

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The engine is running way to rich, that would be the only reason for gas in the oil, things that cause a rich mixture are leaking fuel injectors or to much fuel pressure, have these checked by a shop, also do u have a check engine light?

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    yadayada Jan 16, 2009

    cranking the engine with no start builds up fuel in the oil, gas gets in all oil all the time it is a normal thing, but it is evaporated out and re-burned by the PCV system once the engine reaches normal temp, so if you are cranking the eng and it doesn't start then there is the source of your fuel in the oil.

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