FE 390 oil leak

Asked by Feb 08, 2017 at 12:06 PM about the 1964 Ford Galaxie

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have an oil leak that appears to be coming out of
the intake breather on my fe 390. Any suggestions
on causes and/or solutions??

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It would be blow by caused by piston rings. So if the engine is still in good shape, just replace the breather element and the pcv valve. The crank case needs proper ventilation.

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