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Old 09-19-2019, 10:40 AM   #2
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Default Re: Oil in plug well.

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Originally Posted by Cavell View Post
For the 3.0 motor. I changed valve cover gaskets 5 yrs ago. Spark plug well was filled with oil. Changed front gasket last yr as itís not real hard. Oil again. Did the rear gasket last week. Oil again. Is it just a lousy design for seal? Many other cars have similar designs. Dohc? Why do vue gaskets leak?
Probably have to redo it again. I'd use some RTV along with new seals to help out.

Now if you have a decent amount of oil blow by coming from worn piston rings, then all the RTV in the world won't help.
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