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I was driving 75mph and my oil cap and oil dip stick blow out my enging what should I do???

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Its time to start changing your oil and filter a little more often .

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SOURCE: oil blow back from out of the dip stick

A blocked PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve can cause this - they get blocked with carbon and soot, then crank case pressure builds up, OR the oil control rings are worn, allowing combustion chamber compression "blow-by".

Have the cylinders tested for compression and leak-down, if this test passes then pull the PCV valve and fit a new one, it is plastic, black, has 2 or 3 hoses going to it and it sits between the crank case and the inlet manifold. Cheap to replace, unlike oil control rings which require a motor rebuild.




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