Oil Problems

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-02-02, 06:08 PM
wingplow
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Oil Problems

I have a 1989 Ford 351. I noticed that my oil pressure would go up and down quite a bit. I have an oil leak at the rear main seal. The seal was put in and the oil changed at the same time. When the next oil change came around I noticed that the old oil filter had a blockage in it. It was like the inside of the filter just expanded and cut off the oil flow. My question is can this lead to premature oil seal failure. If anybody would like to see a picture of the oil filture they can email me @ [email protected]

Thanks
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-02-02, 07:21 PM
knuckles
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
No. The rear main seal does not seal pressurized oil. Oil pressure/flow problems will not cause seal failures.

13 years is pretty good for a Ford rear main seal. Check your PCV system. Fords are good for clogging up the PCV passages. This causes excessive crankcase pressure, which WILL cause oil leaks.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes