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I checked my oil because i know my car burns about a quart every couple of thousand miles, it doesn't smoke out the muffler though. Well I was a little below the cross hatch area, so I decided to buy a quart and put it in. So I went to the bank and then to mobil so my car was warmed up. When I opened my oil cap after I had bought the oil, little amounts of steam were coming out of the whole the cap covers...So I was wondering if this is something that is normal or not.....if this has been asked before I'm sorry, but I was concerned once I noticed this. Any input is much appreciated.


edit* Thank you whomever deleted my repeated entires, I didn't mean to do that, sorry, it kept giving me errors, I assumed it wasn't posting, but now that I know, I'll try not to do that again. Now back to the Problem on hand
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The color of it was white, so I assume that it was steam, it didn't have any real odor to it, so, I don't believe it was smoke...
 

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Thats a good possibility, with how the car runs, I assume it hasn't been tuned up in quite some time... I might put some money into replacing the spark plugs, wires, and the pcv valve...but as of now the car seems ok, maybe it was on account of the fact I was a little low so the engine was getting a little too hot. If it is the PCV valve...then that just sucks.
 

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If it is the PCV valve...then that just sucks.[/b]
HEHE in more ways than one. You can check the PCV system easily. Take the hose that runs to the valve cover from the pre-TB area and while the engine is running plug the hose going to the valve cover with your thumb. Let it sit there for a few seconds. There should be a few inches of vacuum build up.
 
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