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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Answer #1Johnny Mopar January 21, 2011, 16:35Master
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.
Answer #2Shredding Rubber April 02, 2015, 19:15Rookie
You can't. Moisture will always happen when the engine is warmer than the air around it.
Now short trips make the problem worse. The key is to get the engine hot enough for long enough to evaporate the water it's just that easy. Shorten your oil change interval too. 3000 miles tops on conventional if the engine is typically run for 20 minutes or less.