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Old January 14th, 2019, 00:15
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Oil smells like gas; no codes

Just pulled my oil after about 1.5k miles because I donít drive it that often (itís a camp rig) and itís been about four months. The oil smelled like exhaust pretty good. However, I pulled a tablespoon and held a match to it but didnít catch. Iím told some oil smell is normal but the oil (Mobil 1 10w30) is low mileage. However, I went from getting 17-18mpg after changing my o2 sensor back to around 12-14mpg. A bit higher on the freeway.

The Jeep takes a couple seconds to turn over after a few hours, but turns over immediately when hot. Iím wondering. If fuel is leaking into the cylinders causing it to take a moment to burn off before turning over. What can I do to narrow this down or is this normal? I do have a set of remand injectors Iíve been meaning to put in.
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Old January 14th, 2019, 05:40
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Re: Oil smells like gas; no codes

Send an oil sample to for analysis. Leaky injectors could be a possible cause.

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