This is happening to my '97 Ford Ranger. Can someone tell me what is causing oil to seep into the air filter area? Someone told me its either a piston ring is faulty or the piston combustion chamber has worn out. If either one of these is the case, does anyone know about how much it usually costs to have it repaired? Thank you.

Par307mead846
0

Asked by Par307mead846 May 10, 2012 at 06:12 PM about the 1997 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab SB

Question type: General

What could be problem if Oil keeps finding its way into the air filter chamber.

5 Answers

Chris Yeary
365

It should be nothing to worry about. it is most likely oil blow by from the pcv valve getting routed into your intake tube and it is slowly making its way to the air filter.

Joel Mearns
805

Do a compression test to confirm

handyandy
0

I have 95 Mazda/Ranger with the 2.3 Liter engine and it has been doing the same thing. Replaced PCV valve about a year ago but problem seems to worse with the heavier motor oil I'm using now. Using about a quart or more every fill up now. Antifreeze and Oil both look good. Let me know if you figure it out.

Ben Leal
65

you have to much compression in your engin block that's pushing oil thear, hope that help's

Rob Lockmiller
75

I would say pcv valve and possibly the pcv tube that goes around to the back side of your motor (the tube was a common problem on the Ranger and Explorer.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ranger
Looking for a Used Ranger in your area?
CarGurus has 6,924 nationwide Ranger listings starting at $1,699.
ZIP:

Search Ford Ranger Questions

Ford Ranger Experts

#1 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 450
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 430
#3 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda B-Series Pickup"
3 Great Deals out of 233 listings starting at $2,450
Used Toyota Tacoma"
449 Great Deals out of 23,579 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,123 listings starting at $5,943
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 607 listings starting at $6,500
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 417 listings starting at $6,495
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 506 listings starting at $3,990
2007 Ford Ranger For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 319 listings starting at $3,550