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1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, Olds 307 Distributor shaft oil seal in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Hello! I have a 89 Brougham with an olds 307 that burn a bit of oil, i noticed this comment ...
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    Olds 307 Distributor shaft oil seal

    Hello!

    I have a 89 Brougham with an olds 307 that burn a bit of oil, i noticed this comment on "The Brougham Society on facebook"

    "There was an issue in these that caused them to use oil. From what I remember it had something to do with a seal on or around the distributor shaft. Caused major oil burning, tho. Otherwise a good motor."

    Anyone on here that can confirm this, because i can't find it anywhere myself.

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    I've never heard of that....and I missed that post on TBS

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    Re: Olds 307 Distributor shaft oil seal

    The early Olds engines had an "O" ring seal. Don't remember what the 307's had and I am not sure what effect they had on the oiling system.

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    Re: Olds 307 Distributor shaft oil seal

    An oil leak thru the shaft of the distributor would pump oil up onto the module plate. It would not affect oil consumption.

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