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Spark plug change

When removing the spark plugs,i noticed the port was filled with oil, obviously if i take the plug out the oil will drop into the engine, is this bad,or will it burn off, is it due to overspill or a problem elsewhere.Thanks

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Your valve cover is leaking an oil will run in to sparkplug holes use compressed air to blow it out,and a rag to soak it up your car can catch fire it happened to a friend of mine this past winter she pulled into my place an asked me to look at it when i opened the hood the engine was on fire!! and replace the valve cover gasket, check to see if ti is bolted down tight..

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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