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91 honda accord spark plug oil and stalling

I have a 91 honda accord first problem is that in my spark plugs it has massive amounts of oil i have already changed my seals all new twice im worring its the bearing probs
Another problem is that my car will stall out if i let go of the gas. This guy said my I.A.C is mest up wich doubt its like a $80-$200 piece so i doubt

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    i changed my spark pluges and two days later my car just down on me wouldnt crank are nothing

  • JoelV85 Feb 28, 2009

    I just changed the sparkplugs yesterday and now my car wont start. Took it to a shop and they said the sparkplugs had too much oil leaking into them and that it might be that I need to do a major tuneup for $180 and change the valve cover gasket for an additional $75. But they are still not sure if this will fix the problem that my car wont start or sometimes turns off when I stop pressing on the gas.

  • v_byndum May 19, 2009

    oil on my spark plugs!!!!

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There's another set of seals below the rocker arm assembly that will leak into the spark plug holes. This is a fairly big job to fix, maybe best to keep draining the oil out periodically. Bearings are probably fine.
May need an idle valve, but they can clog with carbon- I'd take it off and check that first. Cleaning that out just may solve that.

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What leeler5 is saying is that possibly your valve seals are leaking oil into the combustion chamber and fouling the plugs.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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