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PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:18 am 
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My turbo swift has started having trouble starting.. when it stalled mid drive i grabbed some startyabastard and when i took intake pipe off it had a fair bit of engine oil in there.. any ideas fam?


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 Post subject: Re: blow by
PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:38 pm 
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Rings i would say mate

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 Post subject: Re: blow by
PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:02 pm 
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Turbo shaft seals

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 Post subject: Re: blow by
PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:49 pm 
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Thanks for the reply guys,
Its not blowing any smoke so don't think its the rings..
Any tips on how to check the turbo shaft seal without pulling my car to peices?


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 Post subject: Re: blow by
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:41 pm 
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Pull the hose off the turbo that goes to the intercooler.
If there is oil there you have your culprit.
You can also run the car like this and see if it weeps after you've cleaned it.

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