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Old 4th July 2019, 02:35 PM
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Default Oil leak-sort of.

Hi guys, have a little problem where oil is getting pushed passed oil cap? Replaced oil cap, and found one of the breather pipes off, after sorting that it stopped for a while but now it's back again. Any ideas?
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Old 4th July 2019, 03:14 PM
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Hi guys, have a little problem where oil is getting pushed passed oil cap? Replaced oil cap, and found one of the breather pipes off, after sorting that it stopped for a while but now it's back again. Any ideas?
You have a breather problem somewhere and it's building too much pressure.

If you post more detail like what engine it is, MJ i'm sure will know the likely candidates to look for
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Old 4th July 2019, 05:05 PM
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You have a breather problem somewhere and it's building too much pressure.

If you post more detail like what engine it is, MJ i'm sure will know the likely candidates to look for
Are there any valves? Checked pipes and can't see any cracks.

Engine is 2.8. I'm starting to feel bad now, I've asked MJ so many questions
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Might be a broken or duff PCV Valve causing too much pressure - not too expensive for another one. . . .
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Might be a broken or duff PCV Valve causing too much pressure - not too expensive for another one. . . .
Would you have a part number? Can't find it anywhere on parts catalog.
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I've got a spare one kicking around somewhere, I'll see if there's a part number on it if I can find it.

Edit: 077 103 245 B Loads on eBay. Not sure of the condition of the diaphragm in mine though it works OK.
I think it's the same unit for loads of different VAG engines.
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I've got a spare one

Not sure of the condition of the diaphragm in mine though it works OK.
Just popped it open, it's fine though a bit oily as you'd expect for a used one.

There are only 4 components in the whole thing: plastic top and bottom (clip together), spring and orange diaphragm.

Happy to sell it for a fair price. I think I changed mine because of my weird engine problems that dragged on for ages where I was trying everything; which all turned out to be a hair-trigger brake switch.
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Just popped it open, it's fine though a bit oily as you'd expect for a used one.

There are only 4 components in the whole thing: plastic top and bottom (clip together), spring and orange diaphragm.

Happy to sell it for a fair price. I think I changed mine because of my weird engine problems that dragged on for ages where I was trying everything; which all turned out to be a hair-trigger brake switch.
Already ordered one, but thanks for the offer. this car better not have any oil leaks after spending fortune on seals
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Ok stupid question, bit where does the valve go? Couldn't find it for life of it
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Old 21st July 2019, 06:38 PM
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Take the engine cover off and it's staring you in the face at the back in the middle.
You might need a Clic-R tool to get it off easily.
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