oil light came on and engine died and will not start, the bottom of the engine is wet with oil and i cannot see where its coming from. is there some kind of fail safe that kills the engine and will not let start

Asked by Jun 24, 2013 at 02:25 PM about the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser DreamCruiser

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No fail safe, if enough oil leaked out, the engine will not work properly and you might have even damaged it internally. Have it towed to your nearest garage and have a mechanic look at it. I suspect your engine will need to rebuilt or replaced based on the info you posted. Hope it's better news.

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