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      04-09-2012, 04:14 PM   #1
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Oil cap leak

My 2011 just received the 1,200 service not too long ago (no leak prior to the service). Oil/dirt residue was discovered around the oil cap when I popped the hood to check my MS stage2 intake..what should I do? A new cap or should I clean the oil cap, then apply a thin a coat of oil to the gasket before tighten it, I read it helps with the oil leak.
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      04-09-2012, 04:20 PM   #2
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....clean the oil cap, then apply a thin a coat of oil to the gasket before tighten it, I read it helps with the oil leak.
^^ Just this. No need for a new cap. They are just crappy designs. Same thing happened to me when the VPC did my 1200 mile service.
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      04-09-2012, 05:02 PM   #3
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Same here....
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      04-09-2012, 05:50 PM   #4
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Like they said, terribad design. Just tighten as much as you can and clean what you see.
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