Using Oil at a crazy rate

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Using Oil at a crazy rate

Post by Mike6 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:51 pm

Not done it myself but I have heard that sticking rings can sometimes be freed by using some flushing oil in the engine - without driving it, but engine running for a while. Beforehand, remove the spark plugs pour some light oil in and leave overnight. Then start up and watch the smoke!!. You will of course have to change the oil. If this fails it might then be major surgery.

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Using Oil at a crazy rate

Post by Ewazix » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:57 pm

I've posted this before, it's worth a read.

BMW & Mini workshop manual re oil consumption ... _bmw_mini/
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