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Old 04-11-2007, 10:44 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by GreenkingSVT View Post
I have this problem now and am wondering if this would cause problems such as oil gettin into the top of the motor and fouling out the plugs? That is what is also happening in my motor, along with the coolant issue. thanks in advance

GK
yea, oil could foul out your plugs in theory, but I doubt its related to the thermostat housing gasket/O-ring. Not sure how you've come to that conclusion or even speculation...

Oil leaking into your engine could foul up alot of things...but when this O-ring leaks, the coolant is leaking down onto your engine, transmission and a couple other places, but eventually the ground. Its not getting into your engine unless you have a coolant leak somewhere else.
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