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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-21-2002, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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Oil in exhaust

I went to put my car in the garage tnight. (I parked it outside when I got hoem from school thinking I might leave again) Well, i went to put it away and after i back in and shut off I notice a little drip by the exhaust. It appears to be really runny motor oil (looks like black watercolor paint). I checked my oil and it's the same level it was when i checked a couple days ago. So I started it back up and revved it a bit. More was around when I revved it. Any idea what could be causing this. I'd think HG's with water in the exhaust but it's like watery oil. I have no clue. Any help would be appreciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-21-2002, 11:57 PM
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Black water just driping out of the tailpipe is nothing to worry about in colder weather....... if its running out then you have a problem.....
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2002, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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So it's water from the combustion, then it just picks up carbon and crap in the exhaust?
That's a relief.
Cause after school today I took the long way home so the car was at operating temp for a few minutes (in the morning it's barely to the middle of the gauge by the time i get to the lot) so when I checked it after that there was nothing.
Thanks, it felt like it was watery oil so I never thought about any other possibility of what it might be.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2002, 04:05 PM
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oil would not make it that far out without evidence of burning...like you said...its just water picking up some carbon probably
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