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Is Oil leaking onto exhaust from valve cap really that bad?

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Green Taco, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. Feb 27, 2012 at 7:48 PM
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    Green Taco

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    I have an oil leak from what appears to be my valve cover gasket, only problem i have is the smell it gives off, it doesnt change my oil levels
     
  2. Feb 27, 2012 at 7:53 PM
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    Snowman

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    It isnt good. If it collects enough it could cause a fire.
     
  3. Feb 27, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    Green Taco

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    If it collects on the exhaust or in the valve cover?
     
  4. Feb 27, 2012 at 8:01 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Ditto.

    Wife's '88 Mercury Tracer (Mazda 323) burned to the ground because of a leaking valve cover gasket.
     
  5. Feb 27, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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    Green Taco

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    Damn i didnt think it was that bad cause its not even that much coming out. Gotta fix it
     
  6. Feb 27, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    Green Taco

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    Id just like to add that ive never had a leak until i started using mobil 1
     
  7. Feb 27, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    That didn't have anything to do with it.

    It was gonna' leak anyways.
     
  8. Feb 27, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    Green Taco

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    10-4 thanks alot
     
  9. Feb 29, 2012 at 12:32 AM
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