MY CAR HAS MOTOR OIL IN THE THROTTLE BODY

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1989 Dodge Colt
  • 130,000 miles

My car has motor oil in the throttle body. Why?

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 11:20 PM

3 Answers

  • Tiny
  • JDL
  • Expert
  • 16,210 posts

Does your throttle-body have a vacuum housing on it? If the vacuum lines have access to engine oil or tranny fluid, it will suck it up into the throttle-body. This may not apply to your vehicle, but, I have seen it on other makes and models. Does the vehicle run ok?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 11:27 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Inspect and test the PCV system-start here

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 11:27 PM
  • Tiny
  • JDL
  • Expert
  • 16,210 posts

The pcv system is a good thought.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 6:46 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions