Why does this have condensation on oil filler cap

Asked by Apr 14, 2013 at 08:08 PM about the Chevrolet Cobalt

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This 06 cobalt has condensation on the oil filler cap and a white residue on the dipstick. Still runs ok just wondering
what would cause this?   The coolant is still full and nothing is leaking!

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short trips not getting the engine to operating temp. for very long.

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It takes around 30 minutes of running to get the oil up to normal temperatures. Change the oil since spring is here and warmer days are coming soon.

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go back and re-check the radiator level or the overflow container.white residue on oil cap!!

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