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Toyota camry 4cyl model 1996 oil leaking in 1 spark plug only what is the solution...

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Well there are two options., your valve cover grbomets for spark plug tubes are bad,specificly #1 or spark plug tube has to be remove and reseal, while doing this if not have acces to an special removal tool you need to remove valve cover, take this has an oportunity to replace valve cover gasket and all gromets(spark plug tube 4, and vlebe 8 small that look like a washers on each bolt) the tubes are treat in remove with locking plyers clean treaths on a wire wheel apply black silicone and reinstall.

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May i ask how is the burn of your spark plug #1 and if there is any trace of oil where is it located? May be it just need a new spark plug oil seal.

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Hi leo_meadows,

First thing to do is to check the easy things.... Open the fuse cover and make sure that the fuse for the EFI system is ok...Check that the main EFI relay is secure and fitted correctly.

Once you've done that, then check the connections to the distributer are all secure...Next make sure the plugs have spark, by pulling out one of the plug leads and with a screw driver inserted into the business end and making sure you don't touch the metal part of the tool, hold it about five mm above the engine block....Make sure that the car is out of gear with the park brake on....Get someone to turn the starter and see if theres a spark.

If there's still no spark you can replace the distributer or you can replace the igniter, which you'll find inside the same unit....Let us know how you get on and we can give you more help if you need it...

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SOURCE: Replace oil pump on 92 4cyl toyota camry

Hi, take the oil filler cap of and start the engine,you should see oil spraying out the filler port ,that indicates that the pump is working properly, good luck.....

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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SOURCE: 92 toyota camry XLE Engine oil leak onto manifold

yea i had the same problem, my last mechanic didnt tighten the top where d sprak plugs go in so it was leakin oil all they way down to the bottom where the exhaust runs and was smokin because of that... had it tightned and no longer ne smoke

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SOURCE: My 1996 Toyota Camry has an oil pump leak

Keep an eye on the oil level get this repaired as soon as you can and remember that the oil of a car does two things not only does it lubricate but it also takes internal heat away from the parts that are being lubricated. Friction cause heat heat causes bearing fatigue so make sure you get this repaired as soon as possible and keep an eye on that level. Don't over fill that is just as bad as not having enough oil in it.

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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SOURCE: oil leak problem with 1996 toyota camry

I am going to see a mechanic - my trusted mechanic who does not nickel and dime me - to see what this is. I have the same problem and he told me he has never done this job on a Camry and is unsure. Given the miles, he has suggested that maybe it is time to part ways with the car. I am going to ask him if he will put some florescent dye in it and let me drive it for 50-100 mi and then check to see where the leak is and fix it. Let you know what happens. I have to try, the car is solid.

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You will need to inspect the inside of the spark plug well, did oil from a leaking valve cover soak the plug wire.also check the distributor,inside there is the ignition coil.make sure the top part of the coil is not cracked.

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I have a 92 camry 4cyl. Won't fire at the sparkplug. Replaced plug wires and plugs, distributor, igniter and still won't fire. Any suggestions?


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My 96 Camry no longer starts, unexpected failure, it cranks but wont start. what could be the problem? fuel injection system? also leaking some oil from oil pump.


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Oil getting into the cylinder where sparks plugs go on my 1996 toyota camry. pull plugs out and oil all over the several of the plugs what can i do?


You might have a valve cover gasket leaking down onto the plugs. (If this is what you are describing?)
If it's getting on the part of the plug that goes into the engine, you might have worn rings, and compression test will test that.
Also, look into the crankcase vent system to see it it's plugged.
And look to see if you have oil in your air filter chamber, this is a sign of wearing out.

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Has a smell of burnig oil after driving for just a short time, heads, timing belt and spark plugs are all new... can you help me????


Do you have any evidence of oil leaks?

These engines are notorious for leaking oil, both the V6 and the 4 cylinder.

On the V6 the rear valve cover gasket and cam seals are both regular leaks, and typically last about 60k miles each before leaking again.

On 4 cylinders the distributor o-ring or distributor plug for DIS models is a heavy leaker as well.

I understand you have a lot of new parts, but some of these things are known to fail on installation when done by someone not extensively familiar with the product. If you need further assistance, please ask and I will do by best to assist you.

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