oil and plug problem - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



North Carolina Chapter Join Chapter, Leader:ncheavymetal

oil and plug problem

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-07-2010, 07:06 PM
truckerboy truckerboy is offline
Elder User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 590
truckerboy is starting off with a positive reputation.
oil and plug problem

ok, i got a 81 f100 with a 300 engine. There is oil on the plugs, and it is fileing them out. Someone tod me that it may be the valve covers, but smeone else sad it is the rings. can any of yll straiten this out.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-09-2010, 05:22 PM
dustybumpers's Avatar
dustybumpers dustybumpers is offline
Posting Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: In my own world
Posts: 56,566
dustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputationdustybumpers has a superb reputation
check the compression, see how even they work out, then do a leak down test to see if the compression holds. I susspect worn, or broken rings
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-09-2010, 05:37 PM
06silvercrew's Avatar
06silvercrew 06silvercrew is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Albemarle, NC
Posts: 2,424
06silvercrew has a very good reputation on FTE.06silvercrew has a very good reputation on FTE.06silvercrew has a very good reputation on FTE.
No way a valve cover leak will foul a plug. Do a leakdown test on ALL cylinders and see what your have. You prob. have worn rings.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-09-2010, 07:47 PM
MAKO314's Avatar
MAKO314 MAKO314 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Kannapolis NC
Posts: 1,970
MAKO314 has a good reputation on FTE.MAKO314 has a good reputation on FTE.
oil fouled plugs is usualy a sign of worn valve guides or valve seals. broken or worn rings can do it but alot less common.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Leaking Oil Plug Jayybird 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 30 05-24-2012 08:38 AM
Oil Pan Question..... Up Date uscgmkcret03 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 21 03-02-2012 09:07 PM
Oil Galley Plugs Powermonger 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11 09-22-2011 09:00 AM
5.4L oil drain plug littlegreenford Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 14 12-14-2008 11:29 AM
oil in spark plug hole bulldogsf150 1997 - 2003 F150 3 08-05-2003 01:36 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > >

Tags
2003, foul, mountaineer, oil, plugs

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 AM.