2000 mazda protege lx 151.000 miles, car runs strong, however found oil on 2inside cylinder spark plugs, plug seals are fine, is this indicative of a bigger problem. Thank you

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Asked by Aug 19, 2014 at 11:44 AM

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May run for a long time as is,just use a little oil,may be cracked ring,s or could be head gasket leak.

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Thank you, rings are ringing went to 5w20 oil and lucas oil addictive, try to reach 200.000 before I trade up

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