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Old 12-05-2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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I have a 1988 mustang lx 2.3 and I have an oil leak on the hose that goes from the valve cover to the throttle body. Idk why it leaks there. Oil level is going down slowly and I put a screw tight clamp and it still leaks through there . Anyone know why??? Plz detail what u know
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I have a 1988 mustang lx 2.3 and I have an oil leak on the hose that goes from the valve cover to the throttle body. Idk why it leaks there. Oil level is going down slowly and I put a screw tight clamp and it still leaks through there . Anyone know why??? Plz detail what u know
That does seem strange, I suggest getting an oil catch can, you may just have excessive oil pressure, and that's why it leaks. good luck
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Wow that's a lot of oil! And this started after the cold air install or before?
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Well I haven't cleaned it so it looks like ALOT lol. But yes I think its after the first intake I put . Idk why this happens though
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Well I haven't cleaned it so it looks like ALOT lol. But yes I think its after the first intake I put . Idk why this happens though
Oh OK what is your oil pressure like?
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Its actually low . Well on the last line of normal on the cluster and it just goes from there to the next line up. I'm planning on changing the oil pressure sending unit too when I put my cam and everything in cause my needle bounces
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Its actually low . Well on the last line of normal on the cluster and it just goes from there to the next line up. I'm planning on changing the oil pressure sending unit too when I put my cam and everything in cause my needle bounces
Ok, I. wish I could help more
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Weird It just happens that I can tighten the clamp a lot more and it stops leaking lol wtf still
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Weird It just happens that I can tighten the clamp a lot more and it stops leaking lol wtf still
You could also try new smaller diameter hose so it's a tighter fit
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You could also try new smaller diameter hose so it's a tighter fit
Mine leaked there too I got a tighter hose and it stopped. It was just one I had layimg around a basic hose works great.
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