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Ford focus 2002

I have oil in my spark plug wells can you give me the cause and some help please

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Usually it's because your rocker cover gasket is leaky and needs to be replaced. It's a simple operation for a car-buff, but might require a mechanic to do if you haven't done much on cars before.

You should be able to see it dribbling down from the rocker cover down into the sparkplug wells. (or it will just be oily)

Use a genuine rubber seal, not an aftermarket cork seal... otherwise you'll be answering your own question in another years time. =-]

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