Oil in Air Cleaner Compartment


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Oil in Air Cleaner Compartment

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Can anyone tell me what causes oil to collect inside the air cleaner compartment. I suspect some is normal because of crankcase ventilation. I included a photo and want to know if this amount is normal or excessive.




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Have you checked your crankcase breather hoses lately?
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Yes, I drain them regularly.
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Measurable loss of oil from the crankcase?

If no, then I wouldn't worry.
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No, oil level is fine. Thanks.


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