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fuel smell in the oil/causes?


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#1 electriczipper

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 09:07 PM

Hello, Just wondering what would be some of the causes of fuel in the oil of a carbed 1.8L 86 gl 4x4 wagon? All input appreciated!
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#2 electriczipper

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 07:03 AM

Must be too many to reply to this question.:)

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 07:15 AM

If you add anything like Seafoam or MMO your oil will smell alittle like fuel...At least thats why both my cars have that smell:)

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 10:18 AM

What's your fuel milage like? Your carburetor be running way too rich.

Are you just making short trips? Your engine may not be warming up enough to evaporate the excess fuel required during startup.

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 11:54 AM

I don't know the gas mileage as it is just getting on the road. It keeps blowing rotten coolant lines and in the course of looking for the newest blown line noticed the vac line that controls the egr is unhooked and plugged off with a bolt. I have a suspicion that may have something to do with it and will checkout emissions system also the evaporative system to see if they will work. It seems to run well but definately needs attention to the maintenance.
Any and all advice will be much appreciated;).
Thank you!
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Posted 03 February 2007 - 12:18 PM

Fuel in the oil is bad, it will destroy the bearings, rings, well everything!
The cause can only be the carb. Remove it and rebuid it with all new gaskets making sure you clean it well, and remove all the old gaskets. It's leaking in one way or another. The needle and seat, choke sticking, or a bad gasket. Follow the repair manual to set the choke and float. Remove the egr and clean all the carbon out of it and the passages with carb cleaner. Clean your pcv valve and check the hoses for blockage. Then change your oil. Good luck.

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Posted 04 February 2007 - 11:12 AM

Thank you, and good advice!:)
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