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Black sandy dirt in oil on the dipstick and valve compartment

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Where do you live? When was last oil change?

II'd change oil, possible with a flush, change oil again after short period, maybe 1000 miles, and check to see if problem repeats.

Is your air filter in place? Any cracked vacuum lines that could be sucking in dirt? Leaks into air filter compartment could also allow dirt to be introduced into the engine.

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Please change oil and filters right away. dirt may have enter the engine from a dirty oil funel

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