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my girlfriends clio (03 Reg 1.2, 22k) has the same in the cap.
she only goes 5 miles to work and back every day.
I've changed the
filter & new
Its still there a bit but not as bad as before.
Its not due a service for another 8 month as well.
Hi there - did you use an
flush beforehand? The reason I ask is that there may have been some sludge in the
ways (galleries) in the engine which is now moving around due to the more viscous fresh
Plus of course, if the car is still being used for short journeys - then the problem will still continue to occur. Try giving the car a good run on the motorway every week or so, it will help to reduce this from building-up. The moisture will evaporate off through the engine breather.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater