1997 Honda Accord Prelude 2.2 vti 5th gen Smelling oil through the air vents

Honda Accord Problem
The Problem
Paul Durham

Smelling oil through the air vents
Apr 10, 2009 (11 years ago)
i was smelling oil through the air vents, pulled over and the engine died as I rolled to a stop, hasnt ran since, the engine did still try and turn over but It had a very flat battery so was very slow.I have found an odd 5mm perfect circle hole in the sump, and the car dropped it's engine oil.

is this a fast fix ???

help any one please

Car details
Car: Honda Accord
Variant: Prelude 2.2 vti 5th gen
Model Year: 1997
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Recalls: Honda Accord Recalls
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gary kilfoyle
Fixes: 8
Sep 24, 2009 (10 years ago)
dont try to start your engine with no oil in the sump.you will cause your engine to seize up,first you need to plug the hole or replace the sump cover and then put new oil in your engine then try and turn the engine over slowly(by hand if possible)to get the oil circulated. if this doesnt help you might have already done serious damage so in reply to your question it wont be a quick fix.
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