Excessive oil consumption

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Nego2403
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Re: Excessive oil consumption

Post by Nego2403 »

Doo wrote:
06 Dec 2021, 01:30
Nego2403 wrote:
29 Nov 2021, 20:37
This is not my case it's usage is pretty constant. When I only run the oil for 15k km it only drops 2-3 lines on the dipstick. So it seems pretty consistent with the usage. In the weekend I'll check the camshaft housing for leaks when I do the oil change.
I have a 2012 Berlingo with the 1.6 8valve which has covered 149,800 miles (241,079 kilometres) and it doesn't burn oil. It weeps & drips, but I haven't had to add a drop since I bought it in March this year 8-)

I would think your problem may be the rocker cover filter might be choked and causing back pressure in the crank case, letting the engine ingest oil. I have seen it in older PSA engines and have no problems in imagining it may well be the case with your car, especially if it isn't leaking out.

These parts are readily available online or at the dealer.
Where is this filter located specifically? Is it at the air intake pipes connecting to the rocker cover at the top of the engine?
Nego2403
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Re: Excessive oil consumption

Post by Nego2403 »

I've changed the oil and checked for oil leaks and I couldn't find anything. The only thing that looked weird to me was that the intake on the turbo was pretty oily and the breather tube from the crankcase was also dripping with oil.

I took some pictures of injectors and there didn't seem to be any oil on the backside of the engine.

Here's some pictures of the breather tube and the back of the engine at the injectors.
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