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Oil in diesel Honda Civic

Oil around filler cap on heater tank and some oil in the tank

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Empty out all fuel and replace with new

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SOURCE: GMC Vandura 1983 6.2 litre diesel automatic transmission oil GMC Vandura 1983 6.2 litre diesel automatic

Your dip stick tube is your fill tube for your transmission . Make sure your transmission oil is at opperating temp before servicing some instructions are written on the dip stick , Use a small funnel , Add a little at a time (cup). Use the proper fluid , check regularly

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SOURCE: the oil is running out from the oil filler cap

Make sure the pcv valve is working correctly and allowing the engine to breath

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SOURCE: engine blowing oil from oil filler cap

I had the same problem. I changed the pcv valve and checked the hose. It still did the same thing. Then I checked the metal tubing that the hose connects to and found it was full of hardened gunk. I sprayed PB Blaster into the tube let it soak for awhile. Then took an old choke cable, put it on a drill and ran it into the tube like a drain snake. It took a while of doing this over and over but eventually got it cleared out. Now, no more oil all over the engine and hood compartment.  

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SOURCE: Motor Oil leaks from 1999 Honda Civic EX

make sure they are tight
could be time for head gaskets
make sure the old gasket from the old filter came off the block sometimes they come off old filter and stick this causes a leak due to improper seal.

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SOURCE: Could my low oil pressure warning light be caused

no that will not effect pressure!! :)

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2006 Honda civic coupe, code 9141, I know it had too much oil in it, but it jerks and slows down when driving, also white smoke coming from tail pipe, any ideas

The "9141" is an ISO standard (general) alert... Not a code.

Some better engines DO NOT handle water in the fuel well... and Honda is definitely a BETTER ENGINE (Highly recommend fuel treatment here)..

Sorry to hear about your troubles.
SADLY... "too much oil" opens a whole world of possibilities.

None of them being good... It is way worse than running with "not enough oil"... Oil, water or any liquid DOES NOT COMPRESS and in an enclosed explosive environment can perfectly transmit (hydraulic: fluid dynamics) all that power to the WEAKEST SPOT in your engine... Hopefully a oil filler cap or tube seal... rather than a head-gasket .

Typically blue smoke is oil... brown/black is gas (black = drowning) and WHITE is water... Hopefully your fuel supply got a dose of water into your gas tank. Any alcohol based additive can cause minimal water in the fuel tank to be harmlessly absorbed... and allow it to be consumed.

A compression test will give a good idea of the current condition of the heads, cylinders and pistons.

Water is a NATURAL byproduct of combustion... so a little moisture should not alarm... but continued white smoke from a warm engine should provoke great caution. Sudden drops in coolant levels... means plan on some serious mechanical work... White or grey froth in the OIL... means you should cease engine operation immediately (the motor MAY still be salvageable).

Check that oil first...

Hoping it is a trivial trouble...!!

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You need to get the compression checked, there is oil getting into the cylinder, bad rings, valves, valve guides and valve seals can cause this....

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I'm not sure why you want to change the oil again. Your oil pressure numbers appear to be normal. Replace the oil cap if it's bad. You'll have to scan the ECM for codes to find out why the the check engine light comes on.

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My daughter said she was driving yesterday and when she went to shift from 1st to 2nd in her 96 Honda Civic it died. Now it turns over like it wants to start but won't start.

Does car have spark? If it doesn't problem probably lies in the distributor. Make sure if you take the cap off of the distributor it doesn't have any oil build up- usually caused from an O ring that wears and allows oil in from engine. If does have spark, then remove oil filler cap and have someone turn engine over and see if valves are moving at all- if they are not, you may have to replace timing belt along with the water pump being that they are usually done at the same time. Just check and make sure that the engine in a non-interference engine where the pistons cannot make contact with the valves (damage will occur if so on some models).

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I smell gas fumes coming from my car when i park and turn off the ignition

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Over heating honda civic lx after 40 miles of driving

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Hard problem to diagnose, I'd have to be there, but hope that help's..

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check for spark, if no spark suspect distributor, coil, igniter or complete distributor, crank sensor etc.......... and also open oil filler cap crank engine see if camshaft is turning (valve moving) is timing belt changed

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Does it sound different when you crank it over? if so remove the oil filler cap and look inside while someone turns it over, if NOTHING MOVES, it has a broken timing belt, therefore no spark.

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