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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by NIC1985, Jan 18, 2013.
Think its causing the car to have dodgy idle???
no fault codes tho
YOU SURE ITS NOT THE BREATHER PIPE PUTTING OIL BACK INTO THE AIR FILTER TO BURN OFF?!!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
WHY ARE WE SHOUTING?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
sorry is capitals classed as shouting haha
mmmm I dont no to be honest is it normal to get a fair bit of oil in air box??? I didnt think it can be doing it any good tho
tbh im not too sure what the s3 intake is like but most engines have an oil breather pipe which filters back into the intake to go back through into the engine to burn off. If u've changed ur intake u may need to get an aftermarket catch can, if u haven't theres sometimes a lil square filter that sits inside the airbox to soak it up so u dont get fluid coming through just the fumes. Thats what i've seen on a fair few cars which is y im suggesting it may be the same for urs but im sure someone will come along n tell u soon enough
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what does an oil catch can do apart from catch the oil?? does it improve the running of the car
The fault with the oil in the air intake was because of blocked or split breather diaphram on the top of the rocker cover.
serious loss of power too changed it runs like a dream now dumping air nicely now