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#1 (permalink) Old 05-17-2004, 03:24 PM
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just want a confirmation here.

Is it normal that my engine whants to die when I remove the oil cap while the engine is running???

It did not stalled completely but it almost died... I putted it back in place just on time!
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yeah... oil pressure

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Ya.
no oil cap = problem

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no oil cap = loss of vacuum
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Originally posted by MrM3@May 17 2004, 03:14 PM
no oil cap = loss of vacuum
This is the reason it dies not loss of oil pressure.
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thanks, I will sleep better tonight B)
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