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Engine wont hold oil

The car can start but will not stay running and it is putting out oil from the exhaust?put 6 litres in and some was sent out the exhaust but when the sump was checked it sounds empty

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  • cole_sligo Sep 09, 2009

    that is absolutly useless its a rotaary engine ther are no pistons but thanks for trying

  • cole_sligo Sep 09, 2009

    that is absolutly useless its a rotaary engine ther are no pistons but thanks for trying

  • cole_sligo Sep 10, 2009

    that is absolutly useless its a rotaary engine ther are no pistons but thanks for trying

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The most likely cause of oil in your exhaust would be worn or damaged rings, pistons, or valve stem seals and should be serviced. Letting it go could cause much more damage to the cylinders or pistons.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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    thrca Sep 10, 2009

    My apologies, I wasnt paying attention to the make/model.

    It is quite possible that a sticking ABV Vent Solonoid or ABV Vacuum Solonoid could cause this issue as well. Do you get a bit of oil smoke from the exhaust?


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