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2001 vauxhall corsa 1400 ecotec engine. The engine would not turn over i removed the spark plugs and found lots of oil on cylinders 2,3,and 4 . there is lots of oil in the inlet manifold none of the breathers appear to be blocked . The car was running fine yestreday did not over heat and does not use oil or water. it was left over night , started up in the morning to warm it up ran for a few mintues then stopped. any help would be great. i dont want to strip the engine if it could be a quick fix.

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Thinking here---- trying to remember ----had this before with one of these or was it a opel astra ,anyway on the bottom of the inlet manifold was a breather pipe ,something here as i remember but i cannot remember what for the life of me i did ,i think its some sort of valve or something and it was gone and it sucked oil up --- just cant remember sorry but i know i cured it by blocking the pipe off with a bit of orange tree thin branch .Its just that i do so many cars a week i cannot remember everything

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