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Oil filler cap???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by ftn96, Aug 15, 2001.

  1. ftn96

    ftn96 1/2 ton status

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    I found that my oil filler cap is allowing oil to come out adn leak down on the motor. I looked at the under side of the cap expecting to find a wasted o-ring or something. NADA!
    Should it have one or should I just replace the cap? Its one of those that starts clicking after it has been turned so far.

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    Aw come on, nobody?

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    Sorry I don't have a filler cap. Just a breather and a PCV.....

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    Ahhh, so where do you put your oil in at?

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    I pull the PCV gromet out....

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    Ok, so somebody with a "newer" model, can you go out and look at the underside of your filler cap and tell me if there is an o-ring on it?
    I may just say f-it and go buy a new cap. Maybe a chrome one, so it'll go faster[​IMG]

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    1987 305 tbi has the fill cap on teh passenger side with a rubber-ish large washer lookin thingy. Mine's shot so it leaks too....
     
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    Is it the click type cap?

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    noop ... round hole with two opposing slots ... insert and twist 60-90 degrees ...
     
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    Thanks anyway.....Anyone else?

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    For the $2.95 it would cost for a new cap, you may as well replace it.

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    I had one of the newer style. They wear out like anything else...ya just gotta replace it.

    Now I have a breather and pcv. I love old truckies!

    No prohibiting allowed!!!!

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    ALLLLLLL.......RIghty Then!!![​IMG]

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    get a purty one! Remember...purty=faster [​IMG]

    No prohibiting allowed!!!!

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    Ive got a clicky, I'll check it when I get home tonight and let you know. And, mine hassn't leaked in about 4 years now. [​IMG]

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    the chrome caps add about 12 hp, and 32lb ft of torque, go for the new one!

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    Just got back from Dealer. It cost 4.88
    and yep it has an o-ring that mine doesnt have. So we should be good to go.
    I asked about the high performance ones and they were all out. [​IMG]

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