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2006 Dodge Charger Question: foggy windows , an oil getting into my air filter



andre79, 5.7L V8 HEMI, Park Forest, IL, January 20, 2011, 14:52

How do i stop the moisture build up in the engine which i believe is causing the oil to leak from the motor threw the hose which is connected to the air filter ? The oil look like its mixed with a thick yellowish ooze of some sort .

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    January 21, 2011, 16:35

    In your climate, condensation is almost impossible to stop unless you garage the vehicle and use an engine heater which is available at your local dealership. Barring any coolant leaks into the engine, Condensation is a major cause of the thick yellowish ooze, usually found in the oil filler cap. If the condition is found on the dipstick or is visble inside of the valve cover, you may have a blown head gasket or other internal leak. oil on the airfilter is normal blowby. Unless the filter is saturated in oil, it should not be of concern. You did not mention if you have a stock filter or aftermarket filter.

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