Dirty diesel

Log in to reply

Home Forums General Non RS Chat Dirty diesel

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #179546

    wheely
    Participant

    UK - England

    Posts: 88

    I serviced my 1.5tdci yesterday and noticed oil traces in the turbo to air box pipe. Wasn’t drenched but enough to turn a white microfibre black. No oil in the airbox/filter and the turbo inlet/fins looked clean n shiney 🤷🏻‍♂️ .
    is this normal for a diesel? Or major prob waiting to occur? Is this why catch tanks are fitted?

    #179549

    Smudger068
    Participant

    UK - England

    Posts: 137

    Hi Wheely.

    Yes this is normal. Both of my 1.6tdci did this. The valve cover also breathes in the inlet. Exactly why catch cans are fitted.

    Fitting a catch can will be the least of your worries if the egr is not either blanked or mapped out.

    Thanks

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Please login or register to view this page.




Login or register below to contribute to Dirty diesel. If you're not already a member then you can register for free!