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So i noticed that my R is smelling gas in the oil, when i smell the dipstick it smells and also in oil cap.

Where should i start with this ?

The oil still seems at normal viscosity, it's not thinned.

Should i try to light up my dipstick and see if it catches fire instantly, this way i can have an idea of how much contamination ?

My oil has been changed recently.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Bad rings, leaky injector/low fuel pressure.

Too many short drives won't help.

When you figure it out, change the oil again.
 

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for me it was lots of short trips which resulted in a PCV system replacement at 45k.
 

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Also make sure your ignition system is up to snuff, incomplete combustion and misfires will also pass unburned mix and fuel build up on the cylinder walls past the rings.
 
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