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Old 07-19-2005, 22:02   #1 (permalink)
Andrew Renshaw
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Oil on the air filter - a dribble - HELP

Hi all,

Decided to give the 110 a service today and do air, oil, fuel and change the
anti freeze. Anyway when I took the air filter off there was a dribble of
oil at the top from the breather pipe from the top of the engine. Is this
anything to worry about?

Spec : Defender 110CSW, 1991, 2.5 TDI

Yours

Worried

Andy


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Old 07-20-2005, 04:02   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Oil on the air filter - a dribble - HELP

In message <XWfDe.2886$Oe4.1252@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net>, Andrew Renshaw
<andrew@preaching.co.uk> writes
>Hi all,
>
>Decided to give the 110 a service today and do air, oil, fuel and change the
>anti freeze. Anyway when I took the air filter off there was a dribble of
>oil at the top from the breather pipe from the top of the engine. Is this
>anything to worry about?
>
>Spec : Defender 110CSW, 1991, 2.5 TDI
>
>Yours
>
>Worried
>
>Andy
>
>



Not at all Andy they all do it.

As long as it is not excessive you will be OK.

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Old 07-20-2005, 04:02   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Oil on the air filter - a dribble - HELP

In message <XWfDe.2886$Oe4.1252@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net>
"Andrew Renshaw" <andrew@preaching.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Decided to give the 110 a service today and do air, oil, fuel and change the
> anti freeze. Anyway when I took the air filter off there was a dribble of
> oil at the top from the breather pipe from the top of the engine. Is this
> anything to worry about?
>
> Spec : Defender 110CSW, 1991, 2.5 TDI
>
> Yours
>
> Worried
>
> Andy
>
>


Not necesserily - 200Tdi's do chuck a certain amount of oil into
the air filter. But, it could be the first sign of the head gasket
failing. I'd get someone who knows 200Tdi's to have a look - it's
not really practical to make a judgement without seeing it.

Richard
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Old 07-21-2005, 02:02   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Oil on the air filter - a dribble - HELP

In message <c281548d4d%beamendsltd@btconnect.com>, beamendsltd
<beamendsltd@btconnect.com> writes
>In message <XWfDe.2886$Oe4.1252@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net>
>Not necesserily - 200Tdi's do chuck a certain amount of oil into
>the air filter. But, it could be the first sign of the head gasket
>failing. I'd get someone who knows 200Tdi's to have a look - it's
>not really practical to make a judgement without seeing it.



"Dribble" is normal
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