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gas coming out of plug holes

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by Dman1100, Oct 7, 2003.

  1. Dman1100

    Dman1100 Senior Member

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    There is moisture on the valve cover of my 240 and i'm pretty sure it's gas. I think i can smell gas when i accelerate hard and i really want to get this taken care of. I was thinking the plugs aren't torqued down hard enough. what else could cause this? i think it's not torqued enough because all of the plugs are doing this. and i think they changed them before they tried to sell it.

    EDIT: i would put this on nissantech but not too many people go through there.
     
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    highperboi Senior Member

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    You think its gas? if they arnt tight then tighten them...
     
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    civicious FüK-VTEC VIP

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    i wouldn't advise smoking under the hood.





    tighten your plugs.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Tighten the plugs down...(obvious).

    Just a little story. when my Escorts engine was rebuilt it started using like 3 quarts of oil every month. I got sick of it and got under the car...I could turn the drain plug with my fingers...tightened that up. :eek: :eek: :eek:

    Then to be on the safe side I checked under the hood. I noticed that ALL FUCKING 11 of the cam cover bolts were more loose than a middle aged hooker with 10 kids.

    Needles to say, my car never went back to that shit house of a shop. :angry:
     
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    lil gotti Junior Member

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    :puke2: :puke:
     
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    sportlinecrx Banned

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    loose spark plugs are not going to cause wet gas to collect on your valve cover. all that will do is cause loud knocking from a dead cylinder (the mixture would be way off for detonation to occur). i would check for a leak in your fuel lines..and check that all the bolts on your fuel filter are tightened to factory specs. the leak might also be coming from the injectors.

    get a friend to step on the gas while the car is parked with the engine on, while you look under the hood to see where the gas is coming from.
     
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