when tuning up and changing spark plugs, I found oil in the spark plug well. Guessing this means a ring job. What is the estimated cost for this repair?
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1998 Chevrolet Tracker Question: oil in spark plug well
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 13, 2009, 14:16Master
Oil in the spark plug well if these spark plugs are recessed down a well in the valve cover would indicate the valve cover gasket tube seal gasket is bad. Oil on the spark plug/in the combustion chamber would indicate an internal engine problem such as worn valve guide, worn piston rings.
Answer #2Visitor, May 10, 2010, 21:56
valve cover gasket
Answer #3Visitor, June 02, 2010, 21:25
Definately the valve cover gasket , Just had to do it to my 'Rolla