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Car wouldn't start so we jump started it but after the car turned on it smelled really bad like gas or something. Boyfriend doesnt want to drive the car cause hes afraid hes going to blow the engine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as... Read full answer

Car wouldn't start so we jump started it but after the car turned on it smelled really bad like gas or something. Boyfriend doesnt want to drive the car cause hes afraid hes going to blow the engine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

What do you mean

Mechanic's Assistant: What confuses you?

I mean it's not any more of a gas hog then when we bought it. Looks like there might be oil leaking out. We had to jump start it so no

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2001 Jaguar XKR

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your XKR yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not fixing it. Just trying to see if I am able to drive the car even though it has the gas smell

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Do you see any gas leaking under the car or under the hood?

Plus, are you wanting to drive it to get it repaired or just drive it?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Looks like something is leaking but we think its oil. Just trying to drive it to work that way we can make enough money to fix it. Plus the street we live on we have to move the car every 90 minutes or it gets a ticket/towed

Ok, if it's leaking oil, then it's ok to drive it, just keep an eye on the oil level.

It sounds like yo might need a new battery. Most parts stores will check the old battery for free for you. So if you get it running I would take it to have it tested.

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