Oil on spark plugs 2 dry, 2 wet

Tiny
AKRON
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  • 1999 PLYMOUTH BREEZE
  • 4 CYL
1999 ply brz oil on plugs, 2.4L outer plugs dry, 2 inner plugs coated in oil. Why?
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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 8:04 PM

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Tiny
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Would have to say oil rings faulty. Has compression been checked?
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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 8:07 PM
Tiny
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No not yet, will that determine problem?Is it ok to drive like this?It seems to run good, even better since I installed new plugs, but.
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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 8:33 PM
Tiny
WRENCHTECH
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I suspect the oil is on the outside of the plug.
You just have a leaking valve cover gasket. It seals around the spark plug tubes and any leaks will run down into the tube and onto the plugs.
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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 8:33 PM
Tiny
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Gotcha!Thanks for your help
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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 AT 8:58 PM

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