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Turbo leaking i have a 51plate passat. underneath the car the panel covering everything is damp.i have been told by a friend its oil coming from my turbo diesel. he said leaving the leak wont be a problem, as this wont effect the car overall??

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It will affect the car if it is burnt oil or you dont keep an eye on consumption and run low which will burn up turbo. I would suggest visiting www.tdiclub.com and reference your model there. The site is FULL of TDI experts and even lets you see if anyone is in your area. A lot of people like to work with these engines (TDI) and they have a big fan club. You might find a DIY person in your area that will help you pinpoint the problem better and help fix it at a much lower rate than a dealer. Remember OIL is the life blood of your car!

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