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1994 BMW 740i Question: gas smell in oil

 

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wizard1, Fond Du Lac, WI, November 28, 2010, 06:40
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any idea how gas is getting in the oil? i'm guessing poor combustion in chamber or too rich getting down cylinder walls any ideas out there?

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    November 28, 2010, 07:25
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    You probably have a leaking injector. This is not because the engine is running too rich or you have poor combustion, there's a leak. Get it checked out ASAP, fuel in the oil can cause an explosion or fire at worst, and engine damage at the least so it's not something to ignore.
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