Engine oil coming through air filter

Asked by Apr 28, 2016 at 03:21 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Motor oil is coming up through the
top of engine air filter

6 Answers

1,700

Sorry but your car may just becoming wore out. Wat year & How many miles?

Best Answer

No I don't think so because the mileage isn't all that high. Especially for a honda. Is only a little over 230,000 an its 1999

237,215

Before doing any engine work, check your PCV valve and associated hoses /crankcase vent system, it could be clogged causing the issue

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

That's what my husband and I think may be the issue. The car runs very well and has a strong sound motor. I've had a S-10 pickup that the rings were shot in an it had no power at all. Very sluggish

46,195

As Tom said, check the PCV valve. If it is okay it is likely that excessive wear in the engine is causing blow by which deposits oil in the air filter.

1,700

Have a compression test on cylinders done, that will tell ya. 230,000 is old no matter what car, lol!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Shortcuts

Search Maintenance & Repair Questions

Maintenance & Repair Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 168,680
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 91,530
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 73,870
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.