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G,day got a problem with oil coming out of the engine breather pipe,have changed oil filter,truck is going fine no over heating but having to top oil up,

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Does the engine breather pipe have a pcv valve on it?
How much oil do you have to add? in a week? In a month?

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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  • justremovals Nov 07, 2010

    Hi Duane,thanks for getting back to me ,i do interstate in the truck,and between syd/melb it just needs toping up a litre /- it is leaving a pool of 10/20mls on ground when pulling up for fuel i spoke to a ud specialist he said it is a blockage or oil filter changed filter and cant find a blockage............dave.

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    Duane Wong Nov 07, 2010

    If the engine is cleaned off and the leak is detected at a certain spot, that will be helpful in trying to see if the tube that is leaking can somehow be sealed without jeopardizing function of the engine.

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Nov 07, 2010

    If the oil filter were clogged how would that cause an oil leak? What theory is behind that?

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