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Old 06-26-2020, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Clavurion View Post
On my E39 530d the HP pump axle seal failed and let 6 litres of diesel in the sump. It started to run on it's own oil but I luckily managed to shut it down before any damage. After dropping 13 litres of oil/diesel from the sump and new HP pump still going strong with 400t km on the clock.
Jesus! Was it leaking out of the oil filler neck??
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Old 06-26-2020, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Redraptor141 View Post
Jesus! Was it leaking out of the oil filler neck??
No. On the dipstick the level was several cm above full. The signs were the same as with a blown turbo. Thick smoke from the exhaust and started to run without foot on the pedal.
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