Oil spray out of dipstick tube

Tiny
JASONMCCRICKARD
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  • 1995 VOLVO GLE
  • 5 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 160,000 MILES
1995 volvo GLE no turbo I have oil comming out of my dipstick tube and fill cap while driving. Ive been told that a clogged catilytic converter would cause this is that true.
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 12:34 PM

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Tiny
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Nope maybe PCV or blow by caysed by worn piston rings
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 3:56 PM
Tiny
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Piston rings are good great compression test and this car dont have a pcv valve wish it did.
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 6:16 PM
Tiny
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See diagram that is crankcase vent system PCV in valve cover check all hoses and canister for blockage
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 7:51 PM
Tiny
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Thank you docfixit that was the problem, im very happy that it is now fixed this is a great car with lots of power.
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Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 AT 2:46 PM
Tiny
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Great News
Happy New Year
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Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 AT 2:48 PM

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