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Oil passing out exhaust

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Category: Cars & Registers
Forum Name: MINI
Forum Description: Discussion forum for the MINI
Printed Date: 03 Jul 2022 at 4:15am
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Topic: Oil passing out exhaust
Posted By: jile749
Subject: Oil passing out exhaust
Date Posted: 01 Feb 2022 at 8:51pm
Have a r53 cooper s, the other day the oil warning light came on. I checked the dipstick and it was low, bottom of stick. I topped it up with a 1 litre bottle.
Rechecked the level and it is now at the top marker.
With engine running the oil warning light went off and then filtered on and then back off.
I have now noticed oil on the ground and at the exhaust tips.

Is there too much oil in engine or something more serious? Engine ticks over fine.

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