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adam 1.4 sport
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25th Sep 08 at 18:43   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Right been seeing every 1 saying that when you open your oil cap oil should come out but i opened mine a 1 little bit come out and after that f**K all. I am using fully syntectic oil. 0-30 i belive. What could be wrong :S:S oil pumP?
James_H
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25th Sep 08 at 18:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Not really just a bit of mist of oil, it wont fly out.
adam 1.4 sport
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25th Sep 08 at 19:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

how comes every 1 says that is should go into the air
James_H
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25th Sep 08 at 19:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

its just splash off the cams going round
adam 1.4 sport
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25th Sep 08 at 19:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

what so it shouldnt come out off where the cap is ??? really :s
James_H
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25th Sep 08 at 19:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

no if you rev it with the cap off some should come out.
adam 1.4 sport
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25th Sep 08 at 19:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yea it does. Its when its idiling it doesnt
john_c20xe
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25th Sep 08 at 19:56   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

why whuld u want oil to cum outa ya cap?
James_H
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25th Sep 08 at 20:02   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

He is just consernd about his oil pump not working, if the oil light isnt on it should be ok
adam 1.4 sport
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25th Sep 08 at 20:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

still learning about cars mate cheers jahunt. Might have to get an oil pressure gauge now lol
James_H
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25th Sep 08 at 20:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

good idea
Cossie
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25th Sep 08 at 21:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i got a simillar problem when starting the light stays on for 4 sec and sometimes i can heara valve tappets ticking until lights off should be oil pump or something else ?
James_H
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25th Sep 08 at 21:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Its just pumping up to pressure then the tappets get oil, all normal
barneykarl
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25th Sep 08 at 22:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

By all means use any oil you like its your money, but any semi synth oil will be more than enough to protect your engine also use the correct grade, e.g. 15/40.
adam 1.4 sport
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26th Sep 08 at 15:21   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

what can cause my tappets to be noisy then ?
Vaux Lad
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26th Sep 08 at 19:16   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Probably the oil your using!!!
0/30 is very thin, get some 10/40-15/40 in

[Edited on 26-09-2008 by Vaux Lad]
adam 1.4 sport
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26th Sep 08 at 20:41   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

have been told that 15 40 isnt good for the oil pumo :S:S
James_H
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26th Sep 08 at 20:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

15/40 is recommended by vauxhall iirc.
adam 1.4 sport
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26th Sep 08 at 20:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

what do u use ?
Ant
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27th Sep 08 at 09:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

15/40 gm semi synthetic gets thrown in all my cars!! never looked back since it shut my noisy lifters up on my old 20xe
mattk
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27th Sep 08 at 09:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

your tapped noise is your silly thin oil

Use 10 / 40 the stuff I used to use was GM stuff 10 for 4.5 litres

 
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