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      06-10-2013, 08:49 AM   #1
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Flaking inside valve cover

Anyone know why the inside of the valve cover where u dump the oil is flaking

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Anyone know why the inside of the valve cover where u dump the oil is flaking
Because you touch yourself?

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Anyone know why the inside of the valve cover where u dump the oil is flaking
Mine has the same thing. Would like to know y as well.
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Happens to a lot of them, particularly cars with higher mileage and older age.

The inside paint/coating flakes off and there is buildup on the inside of the oil filler neck at the top.
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Happens to a lot of them, particularly cars with higher mileage and older age.

The inside paint/coating flakes off and there is buildup on the inside of the oil filler neck at the top.
Mike, thank you. I hope the flakes do not start clogging passages...then the Turbo Lax would really come in handy!
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Happens to a lot of them, particularly cars with higher mileage and older age.

The inside paint/coating flakes off and there is buildup on the inside of the oil filler neck at the top.
Inside paint coating???
Are you serious?
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Could that stuff ground up in the engine cause more rod bearing damage
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heat is what is causing a bubbling to occur around the outside of the filler neck
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IIRC the valve covers are not coated on the inside
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