Sooner or later, this happens to everyone: one day you unscrew the lid of the oil tank in your car and you see some mysterious, unpleasant white coating on the inside. What is it, where did it come from and, most importantly, what to do with it? It is this list of questions that inevitably arises in the head of every vehicle owner. So, let's try to give answers to each of them in order.
What it is?
The white-yellow mucus on the inside of the oil filler cap is an emulsion. Emulsion formation is not a serious problem. Moreover, the process is natural and extremely natural, which is a consequence of the operation of the car engine and the movement of the car as a whole. You can overcome plaque. For this, there are more or less effective ways.
Where did it come from?
The emulsion on the tank lid can appear for a variety of reasons. For example, it can form as a result of antifreeze getting into the crankcase of a car. This happens if the gasket between the cylinder block cover and the engine already needs to be replaced. Also, the emulsion is often formed as a result of the use of low-quality fuel or as a result of inadequate ventilation of the engine.
What to do with him?
The simplest and at the same time effective way to counteract the formation of an emulsion consists of a set of measures that are simple to implement. The first thing to do is to regularly check the technical condition of the engine, as well as timely change the lubricant in accordance with the current standards and requirements for a particular machine under certain operating conditions.
Second, it is important to monitor the condition of the gasket already mentioned above and change it in time. The third step is to try to protect the machine from too harsh operating conditions. Including sudden changes in temperature and high humidity, of course, if this is possible in principle.
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