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Old 11-27-2003, 01:45 AM
Freestyler Freestyler is offline
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For reasons untold here, i drove 220 miles of highway/city driving WITHOUT the oil filler cap in place.

Result: A little bit of oil had escaped and was smeared over my cam cover and made the firewall behind the cam cover a bit greasy to look at.. That was all.

So if the oil is all over your engine -and gushing out so fast, i doubt it's all due to a defect filler cap.
But replace the cap in all cases. It is only a few $.

Could it be that your 'oil channels' inside the engine are clogged so the oil can't get back into the oilpan. -And therefore overflows from the cam cover?

Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do, you're a mile away -and you have his shoes!

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