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Old 05-14-2015, 11:22 PM   #11
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Correction:car was smoking today even with the A/C on . This weekend I'll change the oil,the rear valve cover gasket and check the oil returns back there.
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Were the proper O-Rings installed on the PCV?
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Were the proper O-Rings installed on the PCV?
Yes....but I will recheck that today.
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When I take the PCV out it doesn't smoke.....but of course it whistles at idle so I put it back in.
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When I take the PCV out it doesn't smoke.....but of course it whistles at idle so I put it back in.
When I took off the upper intake to check for proper PCV tube position I noticed oil filling the left rear of the lower intake same as it was before I replaced the gaskets. Is this NORMAL? This is my fifth car with the 3800 SERIES 2 and I never had oil burning prior to this one.
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left rear of lower intake oil filling is normal right were alt mounts
and right front near thermostat
every one will leave oil there
in those 2 areas
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left rear of lower intake oil filling is normal right were alt mounts
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Why does it build up there?
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it does because those 2 areas are recessed and the vacuum of the engine cant draw it in to be burned if you notice the whole lower intake has a oil film when you pull off the upper intake all 3800 do this its normal
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When I take the PCV out it doesn't smoke.....but of course it whistles at idle so I put it back in.
PLEASE HELP..........SOMEONE MUST HAVE EXPERIENCED THIS PROBLEM. How about some ideas Mike from Elmira?

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Did you put a O RING around the base of the PVC valve?
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