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Q: What would cause an engine to burn too much oil?
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What would getting oil on a motor cause?

On the outside? nota lot. it will heat up and probibly burn off in hot areas of your engine and cause a little smoking in your engin bay. but the rist will mosty drip off, how much oil was it?

What would cause the catalytic converter to turn red?

Generally this is going to be an indicator or a fuel problem, as the engine is sending too much raw fuel to the cat to burn. First things to check would be spark plugs or wires. Running with a cat burning red hot for long can cause the cat to fail, and in worse senarios even burn through the floorboard.

What can cause an engine to burn too much oil?

added to much oil If you added too much oil that can and will cause engine wear and damage. If you are loosing Oil it is either being burnt, or it is leaking. If it is burning oil it is normally caused by worn piston rings.

Why do a Car burn to much fuel?

The year, make, model and engine info would help.

Can adding 1 quart oil too much cause the oil pressure to drop and the engine to knock?

Adding too much oil will cause your engine to burn off the excessive oil which causes a lot of carbon buildup in your engine and a lot of blue smoke out your tailpipe. If the oil level is high enough, it can contact the crankshaft and foam up. If the oil foams it can damage the engine.

What happens when the engine has too much oil?

you will blow out the seals and that is not good to much oil is just as bad as not enough the crank could also beat the oil to a froth and cause oil starvation to the engine the bearings could burn up pdq

What would cause a 1990 Chev lumina to flood when cold starting it?

if you press the pedal to much that is what can cause the engine to flood

Who would use a steam engine?

Someone who doesn't want to burn gasoline. A steam engine has the ability to use anything that will burn. Had the technology been applied to steam engines like it was to gasoline engines, we possibly would have some viable steam engine transportation today. Steam engines were less efficient than gasoline or diesel engines, that is why they are not used much today.

What happens if you get oil in your lawn mower gas tank?

It should be OK if it isn't too much. The engine will probably burn it but it could poissibly cause the spark plug to foul and not fire; requiring one to remove it and clean it. It will not RUIN the engine.

What could cause wires to burn out?

Too much current being applied or the wire not being a large enough (gauge), will cause wires to burn out.

How much is a y pipe for a 1997 Mountaineer and can that cause the check engine light to come on?

the 02 sencers are in the pipe, if there is a problem with them it would cause the check engine light to come on but the pipes themselves wouldn't

Will too much oil in your car cause it to throw a rod?

Too much oil in your car will not cause it to throw a rod. Too much oil in the engine will create a higher than normal engine pressure and can cause the engine seals to fail.

What causes a engine to burn rich?

too much fuel, excessive oil consumption

How much fuel does a Cessna 172 burn?

Depending on the engine in a 172 they will burn from 6-10 gallons per hour

What the role of air displacement in engine?

It's just the complement to fuel displacement. How much air the engine takes in affects how much fuel it can burn.

If you dont have enough oil in your car would this cause your engien to over heat?

Not enough oil in a vehicle will not cause the car to overheat but instead fail due to oil starvation. The engine is have to much friction occur on the internal components which will cause the engine to fail.

Can heart burn be confused for acid reflux?

It's not entirely clear how much "confusion" would be involved, since acid reflux is the cause of heartburn.

What cause black smoke in the exhaust?

Black smoke is caused by the engine ~not~ burning all of its fuel. The most common cause of incomplete fuel burn is a clogged air filter, exhaust system (muffler) or injectors covered with carbon build-up. Another cause is too much fuel entering the engine to be burned due to either bad calibration or too heavy a load.

What happens to a car engine with too much oil?

too much oil in the engine will cause of airation and will create too much pressure to your engine and will damage the headgasket.

Can you use hexane instead of gasoline in your car?

Potentially yes, but it would burn much less efficiently than propane or butane which is used in cars as it is a larger molecule that requires more energy to burn. this would also most likely damage the engine so it could be used but would be ill advised.

How much fuel does a Cessna 210 burn?

1961 210 0470 engine would like to know the spectrum from flat out 155 knots to slow cruse 110 knots fule burn average at diffirent speeds laters thanks

Why would a car have too much voltage and cause the engine control fuse to blow?

Have the alterntor and voltage regulator checked.

What happens if there is too much current in the circuit?

Current can cause heating; too much current, and a circuit will burn out.

Why does motorcycle backfire when trying to start it?

to much fuel is going to the engine for it to burn it all

Do oranges make an acid burn in a guinea pig?

Yes,giving too much oranges can cause acid burn in a Guinea Pig.