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Old 03-15-2011, 02:30 AM
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Yesterday I took my K&N CAI apart and cleaned it, reinserted the sensor to get the check engine light off, etc. While doing this I noticed some oil formed around the bottom edge of the lip going into the throttle body. I'm no expert in engines, but this seems like it shouldn't be happening. What could be the issue? Thanks in advance.
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I've got a few ideas... don't take my word for it however since I don't own a 4.7

I know with my engine there is a plenum pan that blows it's gasket out and oil seeps into the intake manif. I wouldn't be surprised if that was the case with yours however i'm not sure if our engines are alike...

I think if that's not the case it's just a lot blowby from your PCV valve. Maybe try replacing it?
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It's perfectly normal. Just clean out the throttle body. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=46454
Catch cans can help prevent this but I'm not sure if there's one out for the 4.7 but they're popular with the Hemi crowd.
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its normal especially if the pedal is to the floor alot
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