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Old 09-16-2015, 04:39 PM   #48 (permalink)
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The Mistress - '88 Bmw 320i Touring SE
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As part of the general going over I did the usual fluid level checks.

Coolant/brake fluid all spot on, jowever the Oil level was ABOVE maximum..

This is a sign that the WVO is getting past the piston rings- and collecting in the sump.

The car is still running well, no obvious running issues and no MPG drop

Obviously this is not ideal! I took the most sensible path possible, based on the fact that it is a supercheap beater -

I dropped some oil out the sump and topped it up to max with fresh oil.

Over the last 4000miles it appeared to be approx 500ml- will keep an eye on it.
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US MPG for my Saab 9-5 2.0t Estate

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