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      05-09-2020, 12:26 AM   #1
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Oil leaking from the charge pipe

I got under my car today to check it out I noticed a good amount of oil coming from where I didn't put the coupler on good enough and didn't tighten it enough on the charge pipe this is from roughly about 450 miles worth of driving
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Are you sure it's not dripping from a leak above the charge pipe? If it's enough to be coming from there it's definitely all over your t-map sensor, throttle body and valves
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Are you sure it's not dripping from a leak above the charge pipe? If it's enough to be coming from there it's definitely all over your t-map sensor, throttle body and valves
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Are you sure it's not dripping from a leak above the charge pipe? If it's enough to be coming from there it's definitely all over your t-map sensor, throttle body and valves
It's dry the rest of the way up
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Are you sure it's not dripping from a leak above the charge pipe? If it's enough to be coming from there it's definitely all over your t-map sensor, throttle body and valves
Yeah, that's a huge amount of oil to have in your chargepipe after <500 miles... I would be a little concerned. Did you pull the CP off of the TB and see if you have significant oil residue in there?
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Are you sure it's not dripping from a leak above the charge pipe? If it's enough to be coming from there it's definitely all over your t-map sensor, throttle body and valves
Yeah, that's a huge amount of oil to have in your chargepipe after <500 miles... I would be a little concerned. Did you pull the CP off of the TB and see if you have significant oil residue in there?
I took the intercooler off the turbo side is pretty dry there was more oil on the outside of the charge pipe than inside but there was a little bit
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some oil blow by on the n55 engines is a very common occurrence. I wouldn't be too worried unless you have significant amounts of it. I too have found some oil in my cp, as well as some in my ic where the cp meets the ic. I've inquired about this issue to several professionals and enthusiasts and they've informed me that the n55 motors are common for this, as it's part of how the engine was engineered to run more efficiently... The oil blowby is apparently a byproduct of that design... Though it seems like it's more of a flaw than anything. Take it for what it's worth though, as I really can't determine how much oil we're referring to from that picture.
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