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      10-10-2017, 09:06 PM   #1
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N54 Oil | Pcv

Hi Team,

I haven't owned my N54 for long and used to own a stage 2 GTI.

with the GTI I could check if the pcv was bad by starting the car and opening the oil cap, if the engine idle was fine then the pcv was broken and if it was a rough idle it was fine.

I did the same test with the N54 and found its idle was perfectly fine with the oil cap open? PCV busted??

I also noticed the oil around the oil cap was chunky and gooey? even though oil was replaced 500km ago.

appreciate any feedback!

many thanks.
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