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Unread 09-06-2013, 07:36 PM   #1
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oil coming out of dipstick

What is oil coming out of the dip stick? What are the causes? Could I have a vacuum mis placed from transfer? What can I do?

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Unread 09-06-2013, 09:56 PM   #2
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Maybe a bad PVC.
What model, engine, miles?
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Unread 09-06-2013, 10:10 PM   #3
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Same 4.2l 1987 120k
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Unread 09-06-2013, 10:15 PM   #4
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Only difference is I changed from eletric choke to standard choke carb...witch doesnt have all tge vacuums....I was reading a post from another and I was suggested pcv value. I have ine blocked off and the other just sitting there...do I need to hook vacuums hoses to them if so where do they go?
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I'm not a Carb person. I would try Haines maybe
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How can I get hold of Haines. Can u buz him?
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Sorry I meant Haines book for the jeep. Parts stores or even at the library
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Unread 09-08-2013, 03:10 PM   #8
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The PCV system needs to be hooked up. If you have both lines blocked off, there's nowhere for the crank case pressure to go. That's why oil is blowing out your dipstick.

The PCV valve in the front of the valve cover needs to be hooked up to vacuum below the carburetor. The vent at the back of the valve cover hooks up to the air cleaner.
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What is oil coming out of the dip stick? What are the causes? Could I have a vacuum mis placed from transfer? What can I do?
Unplug your plugged transmission vent if it is your transmission dipstick tube.
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Unread 09-09-2013, 12:49 PM   #10
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Pcv values, front still get hooked to a standard choke carb, and tear when I get a breather. .zI need to do that as well with standard choke
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Unread 09-09-2013, 12:52 PM   #11
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Don't forget I updatedfrom eletric choke to standard choke ....still hook up as listed above ....ill try that
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Choke type should have nothing to do with the pcv valve. You need to hook that up to release pressure in the crankcase.
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Unread 10-03-2013, 01:09 PM   #13
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Where do i connect them, is my problem....the carb change made a difference...
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Unread 10-03-2013, 01:09 PM   #14
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It is blowing bad
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Unread 10-03-2013, 02:04 PM   #15
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I had this problem up until my engine finally nuked itself on the freeway. Bad PCV plumbing, bad oil, cracked head and worn out piston rings. This was at 180K so there's definitely some life left in your engine. Check your PCV plumbing.
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