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sldghmr 10-25-2012 11:52 AM

Need Mid-Atlantic help & brain power...
 
Ok the last may be asking a bit much but read this and shoot me some thoughts...

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...93#post4422993

If anyone close wants to come take a look, you're more than welcome!

Thanks

viney266 10-25-2012 04:26 PM

There is an o ring on the bottom of that tube. Might just be that. Try taking out the tube and see if the o ring is damaged.
Let us know if thats it.

sldghmr 10-31-2012 02:03 PM

O ring definitely damaged... NAPA didn't have properly sized replacement. Had to use ATV...it's holding for now but not putting a lot of stock in it, haven't "driven" the car yet. Hard thing is that I found out the tube itself is bent ever so slightly. Tried bending it back but no quite right. Will check the dealer & see if they carry the O ring.. does anyone know if the stock or stock replacement O rings are green??? My damaged one is green & I've never seen a green one before.... thanks!

sldghmr 11-03-2012 12:23 AM

Well, I drove the car today. All seemed to be ok this afternoon. Drove it around the block, ATV holding just fine. Drove it to work, then drove it home...on the way developed a 'stutter'. Couldn't figure it out until a little bit down the road and POOF!! Greyish smoke out the back. I wasn't smelling anything, but it was too late. HEAD GASKET!!! Looked at the valve cover vent tube....Milky white goo. Will have to sleep on this....

viney266 11-03-2012 09:24 AM

Oh nooooooo!

Yeah, if you have a milkshake you have blown head gasket...uggggg

MattyM3CSL 11-03-2012 10:05 AM

Nooooooooo....Sorry to hear man.

You know what this means - Time to make it better!

Let me know if you need any help


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