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Pressure behind the oil filler cap , pushing oil out on to motor

Pressure behind the oil filler cap , pushing oil out from under cap and spraying all over motor etc , when operating .......but car runs fine , starts fine and no black exhaust etc .......australian TJ 03 Mitsibishi Magna .3.5 v6

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Replace the PCV valve.

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