Oil trash

Asked by Jun 17, 2017 at 11:47 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The silver plastic on the top of the ' bottle' of oil fell
in with the oil. What do i do?

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get it out / take to a mechanic. That's going to probably get stuck in there if you run the car.

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The foil could block an oil passage so have the valve cover removed and the foil cleaned out. No big deal. I would not drive it except straight to the mechanic.

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If you can see it inside of the oil fill hole you may be able to reach it with long nosed pliers. HTH. -Jim

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