brogers at terrix.com
Mon Apr 7 14:50:54 EDT 2003
There should be a small amount of lateral play in the turbo--just not end to
end, from what I understand. Smoking can also come from bad valve seals-or
is it guides...?
----- Original Message -----
From: <auditude at cox.net>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Cc: <brett at cloud9.net>
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 12:58 PM
Subject: re: BPV Symptom?
> Hmmm. I didn't mention in my last post that my 200q20v was A QUART(!)
high or so on the oil level when I got it. I took care of that with an oil
> Since I already have the turbo almost off, and I could feel some play,
I'll continue to swap it.
> I'm curious now tho' that the smokiness isn't just the breather system
coughing up all that oil from the overfilling.
> I don't know if I'm happy that it is something so simple, or upset because
I took it apart this far.
> Brett Dikeman brett at cloud9.net
> <<Crankcase breather. On rare occasion, the turbo seals...but it's
> pretty hard to tell since the crank breather exhausts right smack
> into the turbo outlet.
> There are a couple of solutions:
> -vent the breather to atmosphere(big no-no emissions-wise, there's a
> reason the crank is vented back into the intake- to reburn all the
> -install Total Seal rings to drastically reduce blow-by
> -install oil separator(there is in fact one VW used on diesels or
> something- I'll have to look back in my email to get the details from
> a fellow lister, might be NLA)
> Things that will aggravate the problem:
> -overfilling the engine with oil- don't fill up to the max mark, it's
> "max" for a reason, not "fill to here" :)
> -overdue air filter
> -excessive blow-by
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