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So it has not been quite a month since I installed my catch can
Decided to check it today and this is what was in there
Yeah there was some oil in it, but the rest was runny watered down whatever....And chunky slimy stuff...Now this might be a stupid question but is that normal?...I ask as the pics everyone else posted of their catch can contents looked like pure oil to me...Nice and clean looking stuff...So I :4-dontknow:

***It appears I cannot upload any more pics as I have used my allowable space....How do I delete old pics or threads to be able to post pics again?***
 

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I think attachments and gallery pic numbers are limited. Why not stop using attachments and go with a full PhotoBucket account? That way ya don't have to worry about running out of storage space.

Chunkly slimy stuff in the oil ain't good...sounds like you got some water there (check your radiator or coolant tank) and get a compression check. It may be a head gasket.
 

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I checked the engine oil, as i just changed it a few weeks ago, and the oil looks fine. Coolant is fine. And no check engine lights other issues besides this crap in my catch can.
 

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Well, "crap in the catch can" might be oil mixed with water that has formed as condensate in the hoses, PCV circuit or the catch can itself.
 

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Do you do a lot of short trips where the engine never gets to full operation temperature?
 

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No Worries man, when I run my winter synthetic blend. Say if my catch can gets about 3/4 full. I have chunks sitting at the bottom. Checked the oil perfectly clean. Running my summer blend it didn't seem to have as much thickness to it. I am no expert so

I just actually emptied it today myself and it had a few chunks/thick form to her. Thats after a good 350km run so she got warm. No pictures because its normal to me now, at first I was paranoid also. But after checking everything over seemed fine the first time. Rams still trucking along like a beast, no issues with it to me

I am not to worried about it, do the chunks have a grayish color to them?
 

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do they make cans for my 06?
 

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Its normal we all get the same thing during winter...
 
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