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Oily smoke/mist coming from under bonnet from large pipe feed

Rattling noise heard for about 25 miles then suddenly stopped and oily smoke/mist came into car. under bonnet looked like it was coming from a large hose connected to ?filter at very top and front of engine near radiator. Engine was running and behaving fine. Is it the air con or something more serious and can I drive it to a garage?

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That is the R12 Refrigerant from the AC System. A Seal has Blown out of the AC Compressor. You should be ok driving to a Garage , Just keep the air off and watch it Close.

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