oil in the distributer

Asked by Jun 26, 2016 at 01:27 AM about the 1995 Dodge Ram 2500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What causes oil in my distributer cap 1995
Dodge Ram van2500

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Lower seal has failed in the distributor and oil is working its way up the shaft, distributor will have to be replaced.

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This is of course assuming you have a good engine and the crankcase ventilation system is fully operational.


the distributor shaft goes down into the engine where the oil is- if you are doing it yourself, pull the dist and see if there is a little oil seal you can replace-

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