mbe4000 oil leak out of exhaust port'

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  1. sampol

    sampol Bobtail Member

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    : has anyone experienced oil leaking from exhaust ports on the MBE 4000 year is 2004
     
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    leftlanetruckin Road Train Member

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    Exhaust ports? Those are inside the cylinder head, so a little confused myself.

    Marti
     
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    its probably not oil, but condensation and possibly some unburnt fuel from idling mixed with soot.
     
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    OM457/460 got closed crankcase vent system, so oil vapor is always in intake and if not burned fully (cold engine) in exaust