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During an oil change at jiffy lube, the car drove in fine, but once the oil change was done the car wouldn't start. The engine would turn over and it looked like the engine was shaking around a lot. They noticed oil had leaked into the air intake system even into the air filter. They eventually added fuel cleaner that some how cleaned the fuel system and got the car started. Is this a oil leak into the exhaust system? Is it fixable?

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Many times when oil appears in your air intake and in the air filter this is usually caused by a plugged pcv valve Positive crankcase ventilation valve it costs anywhere from 3-10 dollars.As far as it not starting my guess is they checked the air filter and left a vacuum hose or airbox open.Some of these vehicle will barely run if an air leak is present at the airbox containing the air filter.Would double check for any vacuum lines that may have been disconnected around the air box and that the box is shut and sealed properly.

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