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    evaporating oil

    every 3 or so days i have to top the oil up ive been told it could be the oil breather pipe/hose and i want to know what you guys think????

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    what car is it
    astra j 1.7 cdti 2012 sports tourer

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    2000 v reg vauxhall astra 1.6 ls16v ecotec

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    any smoking from exhaust?

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    Oil doesn't evaporate like that - it's either burning, leaking or a combination of both

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    well i havent noticed any smoke from the exhaust but people have told me they see some on start up but they are the people i work with who constantly say there is something wrong with they cars i have but other than that theres are no leaks or anything i have been told that it could be the oil breather but i don't know how to take it off and clean it any advice?

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