My car has motor oil in the throttle body

Tiny
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  • 1989 DODGE COLT
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My car has motor oil in the throttle body. Why?

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

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Tiny
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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?

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Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 11:27 PM
Tiny
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Inspect and test the PCV system-start here

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Thursday, October 18th, 2012 AT 11:27 PM
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The pcv system is a good thought.

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Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 6:46 PM

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