Question about 1992 Dodge Colt
I just picked up a 92 colt 1.5l for a work car. It runs beautiful and only has 73,000 miles. I noticed that the car has a significant amount of air coming out the oil fill cap when initially started then 15 seconds later the air REDUCES to the equivelant to lightly blowing on your hand. I replaced the PCV valve, it does not burn oil or antifreeze. Is this normal? What else can I check? I do not understand why there is alot of air at start and only a little 15 seconds after the car has been started??? Stuck or cracked compression ring maybe?
Hello, It sounds as if it may indeed be a broken ring. It is getting compression inside the motor called blow-by. My suggestion would be as long as it doesn't use oil or give any other problems, I would drive it.
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
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