Tag: blowby

5 Posts

why is oil building up in the case that holds the air filter of my car
Oct 01, 2004

Blowby: the beginning of the end for this engine.

Dear Car Talk

My wife drives a Ford Escort About every six weeks or so I have to replace the air filter because oil builds up in the box that holds the air filter No mechanic to date has been able to solve...

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Aug 01, 2002

A wicked case of blowby.

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My ' Ford F is spouting oil out of the dipstick and the oil is then running down the arm of the dipstick and burning on the top of the engine A mechanic told me it's due to the age...


Sep 01, 1999

Another wicked case of blowby.

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I own an ' Mitsubishi pickup with a -liter engine My problem is a white milky fluid that gets into my air filter via the valve cover Once the air filter gets covered in this gunk the carburetor starts to...

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Aug 01, 1993

Oil in an air filter? That's your cue to get a new car.

Dear Car Talk

I have a Honda Civic Why does my air filter have oil in it James RAY Have you seen those new toothbrushes that tell you when it's time to buy a new one There's a blue line on the bristles...

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Apr 01, 1991

What is excessive "blowby"?

Dear Car Talk

I have a Ford F- with the five liter engine The filter inside the air cleaner becomes saturated with oil every two to three weeks Why What can I do about it Bob RAY Gee Bob that doesn't sound good...

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