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Old December 3rd, 2018, 09:31   #1
alireza57
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Default Oil leak

Hi don't know if I post it in right place as I'm new here
Been for mot 2days ago and find out the oil on the back of the engine where the turbo fitted what could it be turbo seal or head gasket or valve cover gasket
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Most likely the back of the valve cover, the rubber gasket can give way, or it could be the breather hose going into the turbo intake pipe from the valve cover which may be leaking - neither are a a major issue, just annoying.
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Old Yesterday, 06:58   #3
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Likely the valve cover.



Will that leak fail you for a MOT?


I assume MOT is like the inspection we have here in the states.
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