Oil leak out of top of dipstick pipe - 2.0tdi


Registered User
Hey Guys,

noticed this a while ago but didnt do anything about it.

I get an oil leak right out the top of the dipstick pipe, the handle is always covered in oil.

What can be the problem and how do I fix it?


Sportback owner
Yes, there should be an 'O' ring on the yellow plastic dipstick end. It is a black ring, and it goes into the pipe when you replace the dipstick. If missing it should be replaced. If this is not the issue, do then check the crankcase breather pipe. Also, make sure that the engine oil has not been overfilled, and is not over the max mark.
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