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I can't imagine that being the problem... (archive)

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Posted by Marlin on August 29, 2001 at 22:30:11:

In Reply to: Disturbing find! posted by Chris Rose on August 29, 2001 at 22:26:06:

If you were a quart over full, you might get some foaming of the oil, or it might try blowing it out of some crankcase passage.

It sounds to me like you just had some bonafide leak occur. Where is the front-most part of the suspect oil located at?

Marlin


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