What can causes oil to drips under car?
Common causes of oil leaks include degraded engine gaskets, leaks from the oil pan, or improper or worn out seals. An oil leak also can be caused by a loose or missing oil pan drain plug or deteriorated valve cover gaskets. Low oil levels can be a sign of an oil leak.
Can you put additives to stop rear main oil seal from leaking?
Rislone Rear Main Seal Repair is one of the only products of its kind on the market specifically designed to solve rear seal oil leaking problems. There are special oil additives on the market that are designed to swell the rubber of the rear seal and cause it to expand, thus sealing off the leak.
What causes an oil leak on a 4.7?
A stuck open valve will cause more then normal oil vapors to be sucked into the engine inlet. I had quite some oil consumption on my 4.7 and also didn’t see any smoke from the exhaust when accelerating, but finally saw it when decellerating and especially at night with an other car behind.
What kind of engine does Paul P38A have?
Most mechanical components other than coil packs and inlet manifold are near-identical for 1994-1998 P38 4.0 or 4.6 V8 engines, but the EMS will be different (Sagem GEMS). This started as an investigation in to a slow coolant leak that had been present since I bought the car.
How do you disconnect fuel pipe on Paul P38A?
Disconnect the fuel pipe by pressing the tabs on the side and pulling backwards. Cap both exposed parts of the pipe. Remove the bolt holding the washer bottle neck in place, or in my case, remove the cable tie. Release the two clips holding the fan shroud in place, and remove the shroud.
What causes oil to get into the coolant?
If the oil gets into the coolant, you tend to get a rather nasty looking emulsion in a hurry as the water pump beats the oil into the water. Valve seals, crankcase ventilation system, etc. could be letting it into the engine where it gets burned without obvious blue smoke out the exhaust.