My wife's oil cap blew off and oil got all over the engine. Car has no power. When I hook up jumper cables it will rev up but won't start. Thanks
My car has 160000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
Hi there. This symptom can be cause by a plugged PCV system, or more likely severe blow-by, where combustion gasses blow the oil out of the crankcase and up to the valve covers. This could be cause by broken rings on the pistons or severe wear in the engine. If you need further assistance with your oil in the engine compartment, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.
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