OIL IN AIR FILTRATION SYSTEM

  • Tiny
  • moneysam
  • 1995 Nissan Maxima
  • 180,000 miles

Why would oil b in the air intake system

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 8:12 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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This is usually due to a faulty PCV or the engine has excessive blowby gases.

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 8:17 PM
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Well actually its not comin frum the air sytem theres a small tube connected to the valve cover thats closest to the radiator and oil is squirting frum it periodically I cudnt figure out where it connects to it doesnt connect to the air filter

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 10:05 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Hoses from valve covers are PCV related and it either connects the 2 valve covers for V 6 engines or it goes to the air cleaner hose. PCV hose would go to the intake manifold

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 10:16 PM

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