what does it mean when oil is all over a spark plug

kbeckler1013
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Asked by kbeckler1013 Jun 16, 2013 at 01:05 PM about the 1993 Honda Accord EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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kbeckler1013
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what does it mean when you have oil on a spark plug and it won't start?

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dandyoun
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Could be a ring issue but more likely a valve cover gasket issue. Some Hondas the spark plugs goes down in the valve cover. If yours is like that and you have oil on top(white part) of plug then valve cover needs replace. On some of these models there is two rubber o rings per cyl that will also need replaced also. Oil on plug is possibly grounding them out so they can't fire.

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dandyoun
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This may also help. http://m.youtube.com/#/watch? v=wYU8qtPzQOY&list=FLL- UvO39OLwzrUYJOeK9Zig&index=1&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D wYU8qtPzQOY%26list%3DFLL- UvO39OLwzrUYJOeK9Zig%26index%3D1

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dandyoun
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http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=wYU8qtPzQOY&list=FLL- UvO39OLwzrUYJOeK9Zig&index=1&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D wYU8qtPzQOY%26list%3DFLL- UvO39OLwzrUYJOeK9Zig%26index%3D1

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