You probably haven't lost that much oil and only need to replace the cap and get an oil change. Oil leakage; A burning smell of engine oil; Signs of smoke from the engine bay; Signs of smoke from the exhaust area; Engine making too much noise I'd hate to change my oil by crawling under my Vibe. by Cougar Vibe » Mon Dec 12, 2005 7:09 am, Post by binary » Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:38 pm, Post Our guide can help you make the right choice If there is a ton - I wouldn't drive it at all. The egg splattered on the floor. You may see a small stream of oil running off the switch. jiffy lube isn't the only one that makes this error.I made this mistake once on my own. If you have a regular car with the oil cap on top of the valve cover, and you open it at idle, all that happens is you get to watch the cam or rockers activate the valves. They figure, if you are dumb enough to spend that much money for a car and service. Splattered all over engine bay and had to drive a half a mile w/ engine temp at redline. Had to shift through the hot engine oil to locate the plug. by binary » Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:16 pm, Post Check the oil level, check for leaks, etc periodically.If you can convince Jiffy Lube to own up to their mistake, get them to clean the engine compartment also. There are many potential causes of low oil pressure in a modern combustion engine. The hood won't close with it there lol. *phew*As to the aluminum foil recommendation, I'd say if you choose that method, be VERY careful...foil can break off little tiny pieces, and you DON"T want those getting in your engine! Energy balance. by JustinVGT » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:12 am, Post Can I put something in place of the oil cap as a temporary solution before I take it in tomorrow night or will it be fine for another 110 miles?thanks for your repliesjosephFirst thing - top off the oil level. Of course they said it wasn't their fault - impossible to prove. by jake75 » Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:22 pm, Post If you could, I'd suggest either take another car, or have the vibe towed, and get an oil cap. within a day or two and the oil cap was still sitting beside the hole it should have been screwed onto! I may be relagated to a quicklube place. A leak that may appear to be coming from the oil pan gasket may have seeped down from a valve cover gasket, accumulating on the lip of the oil pan. I have never trusted Jiffy Lube or their ilk. After driving the vehicle, open engine compartment and completely inspect all areas of the engine from top to bottom. You can only make the problem worse by continuing to drive it. Last night when I got home I noticed white smoke coming from under the hood. Verb Mud splattered everywhere when the wet dog shook himself. Drive the vehicle. How to Reset the Change Oil Light on a ... Why Does My Car Run Better With the PCV ... How to Plug a Leak in a Car's Catalytic ... luxury car - model toy car image by alma_sacra from, Copyright 2021 Leaf Group Ltd. / Leaf Group Media, Denlors Tools: Oil Leak Detection -Use of UV Dye to Pinpoint Leaks. You may laugh about it but this is one of the most common causes of low oil pressure. Check out our oil splattered selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Today I tried to load it onto a ramp I built for the back of my truck. Morang has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Minnesota. Some people don't care to. lots of people do not perform their own oil changes because they do not have the time, equipment to and or the desire to. Inspected under hood; no sign of pool of oil on engine or smell of burning oil… The dye is ultraviolet and will assist you in tracing the source of the oil leaks. But yeah, normally, dealer does all my changes. So, that's about 1,000 miles since the oil change. 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