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1990 Geo Prizm Question: cause or suspected reason for oil inside sparkplug wire receptacle through cover

 

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kidgraphix, Cameron, WI, January 10, 2012, 12:17
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pulled the sparkplug wires and the number one wire was literally drowning in oil(one closest to oil fill cap) the other three were dry and seemed fine dont know if this was from an internal problem or spill from the outside inspection i would say the oil is coming from an internal source to my knowledge no oil was spilled or other from the top

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13671 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 10, 2012, 12:57
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    REPLACING THE VALVE COVER GASKET SHOULD FIX THE PROBLEM. WE SEE ALOT OF THIS IN HIS TYPE OF SYSTEM

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    PARTS GUY January 10, 2012, 22:45
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    You really need to do the valve cover gasket with the spark plug o-rings as soon as possible, or you will be replacing the cat do to engine misfire.

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    kidgraphix, January 10, 2012, 23:35
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    what is the cat be more specific

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    PARTS GUY, January 11, 2012, 00:25
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    CATALYTIC CONVERTER mucho denaro

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