What does it mean if there is oil in my spark plugs?

Asked by Aug 16, 2014 at 01:21 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Do you mean in the plug holes? If so the plug tube seals have failed.

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If the spark plugs are oil fouled it's worn engine components. Such as piston rings, or valve guide seals. You can install spark plug anti-foulers and nurse it along for a while but the engine is tired. HTH. -Jim

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What is an anti-foulers? Thank you!

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They fit on the spark plugs and help them to fire in a high oil consuming Engine.

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Exactly as tennisshoes said. You can ask for them at your local auto parts store. HTH. -Jim

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