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Old 04-30-2018, 03:56 PM
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Default Rods, oil, trouble starting

I'm green. This isn't a veg problem. Maybe.

About a week ago the engine started running very rough. I pulled over and checked the fluids. All good. Limped home, but it ran better by the time I got there, except for a stutter when shifting into 3rd around 40mph, then it would run fine.

I ran it for a week before tearing into it.

Both push rods were bent on number 2. Fixed.
Ran great the next day, but noticed oil leaking.
Check oil and it was high.
All other fluids normal.

This morning, 40F, it would not stay idleling by itself until warm.
Oil level high.
All other fluids normal.
Engine temp got up fast.
Green light fast.
Ran great to work.
Oil pressure a little high. (Stock gauge, no numbers).

Ideas on the difficult idle and high oil level?

Maybe a week of driving on a bum cylinder dumped veg-d2 into oil?
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Old 05-01-2018, 01:46 AM
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Could be.
I suggest.
Change the oil and see if it stabilizes.
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Old 05-29-2018, 02:40 PM
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You might have a similar problem. Hope this link helps.
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