Originally Posted by anonny
the seals do not sit in oil so having oil in the engine is not a cure.
A leakdown test will give you an idea of their condition but personally unless i changed them in the recent past or was positive someone else did i would (and did) take it apart and see what shape they are in. You will save money and heart ache.
You can always count on the Americans to do the right thing, after they have tried everything else.