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Hi Guys
just a quick one i have the r50 and the other day i had give it a bit stick only to find when i pulled up on my drive a strong smell of burned oil
so popped bonnet and sure enough little blueish smoke coming from the driverside bank of the engine
anybody have any info on this or is it trip to stealers
any help

dec
 

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Just the obvious - check the oil level and look for a leak on the engine/exhaust and check the oil feed pipes to the turbo on the offending side.

Hopefully nothing major and just a small leak somewhere !
 

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And the breather pipes that go up to the egr etc.
 

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well sorry meant to reply
it was tandem pump not good but had it replaced washed off and all good now
the car is 2008 and still love it 63k on clock now
 

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well sorry meant to reply
it was tandem pump not good but had it replaced washed off and all good now
the car is 2008 and still love it 63k on clock now
Wow - 7 years and 4 months for the update 🤣

Glad to hear you hit it sorted though and still have it 👍
 

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I know
sorry took some time to reply
was just checking that post and to my surprise when i bought another R50 back in 2018 it came with same issue
unreal though still love this car never seems to age
 
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