What makes your oil cap smell like gas.i have a 2001 Saturn sl2.

Asked by Mar 15, 2017 at 05:12 PM about the 2001 Saturn L-Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just changed oil week ago and checked oil today and almost a quart low and
the oil cap smells like gas.what will cause this

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check and fill when engine has sat and is cooled down...also does the oil look or feel thin.....pull the dipstick..same color/thickness on the reading..smell gas there...???

52,725

Strong gas smell in the oil can indicate a leaking fuel injector.

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