Author Topic: 1.9tdi using oil? turbo? oil gasket treatment? are additives any good?  (Read 3167 times)

Offline Dipesh2031

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hi guys,

My 1.9 has started using a decent amount of oil, it never used to use any oil before, now, I find myself topping up every few thousand miles, before it wouldn't use a single drop, I did 5-10k oil changes.

I suspect turbo is slowly on it's way out, maybe oil is getting past the turbo seals, I did check the intercooler and the pipes have around 2-3 teaspoons of oil in them.

My question is, I've seen an oil additive, which apparently refreshes seals and gaskets, will this help my turbo seals? maybe? or are all additives a load of marketing crap and stay away?
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Had an MR2 which was quite thirsty on oil and used thishttp://www.amazon.co.uk/Wynns-50864-Stop-Smoke/dp/B000297UFM/ref=sr_1_19?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1405711875&sr=1-19&keywords=oil+additive and bingo! Had a service and the oil was all but gone in 4000 miles. Noticed the oil light coming on when cornering. Added this and 8000 miles later oil was ok.
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Offline Dipesh2031

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sounds good, but I've read that it is thick, I don't want it clogging something that shouldn't be clogged...

I might get a seal replenisher oil treatment, because it's very thin and the cars due an oil change anyway
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Offline golfhappy

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Son in law used that seal replenisher on a Renault Clio 55 plate which was pushing out blue smoke, thought it was a PCV valve turned out to be the turbo.
Audi S1 gone, awaiting 1.5tsi r-line, pan roof, led lights front and rear, active dash, 18" jurva alloys and a dealer fitted Oettinger roof spoiler in tornado red.

Offline Dipesh2031

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my car doesn't make any smoke, recently had a boost pipe repaired, it now makes slightly more beige smoke on full throttle, when a cars headlights are shining behind you. odd but nothing major I'd say, I think at 150k and 25k of being stage 1 my turbo is on it's way out, might just sell the car before then tbh
MK6 GTi - Black - DSG - 18' Monza shadow - Luxury Pack - Convenience pack - Park assist - Xenons - RNS510 - Adaptive chassis control - Dynaudio - Bluetooth - Reverse camera - front/rear sensors --mods-- Evoms Intake - Eurojet/stasis Turboback Catless 3" exhaust