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Old 03-26-2013, 11:09 PM   #1
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oil leak

i have a 1990 4.2 258 5speed the distributer was leaking oil i replaced it now it is blowing oil out of the dipstick i put two new pcv valves in the vaccum system has some pluged hoses i just got it about two weeks ago what do i do next

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Old 03-27-2013, 12:29 AM   #2
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Had oil pushing everywhere on a 2.5L 89. First I had too much oil in it then a valve cover gasket, then the dipstick wasn't seated all the way. Had new lines to vacuum and PCV . Still get some oil show in the air box.

Once I had the proper amount of oil it all stopped leaking, oil pressure at speed was 70 psi.

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Old 03-28-2013, 08:31 AM   #3
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thanks alot for reply
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:40 AM   #4
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also make sure there isn't any gas getting into the oil. The float can stick in the carb and flood it when not running. If your oil seems to go up without you adding any, this would be why
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