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Engine oil in air cleaner

1985 VW Jetta (gas powered). A massive amount of engine oil is being pushed from the exhaust into the air cleaner. The air filter is completely soaked with engine oil. This car has some kind of emissions system that re-routes fumes or exhaust back to the air cleaner and somehow oil is being pushed through there. Has anyone encountered this before? What could be causing this? Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

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