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Oil is coming out thought the air filter. why is that. i have a 1986 cabriolet

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It is normal for a little oil to end up there, it is caused by a faulty P.C.V. or it could be caused by blow-by , this happens when there is a gap between the pistion rings and the cylinder wall thus it is blowing by and making its way there.

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