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Old 02-04-2001, 09:26 PM
Ben300SD Ben300SD is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Here and there . . .
Posts: 238
My 300SD is producing more smoke than I would like it to. The engine runs well, so if I can't fix the problem then it's no big deal, but I would like to run some Redline Diesel Catalyst through it to see if it will help. However, my engine has an oil leak somewhere. My tech told me not to worry about it, because the oil consumption is almost nill (about a quart and a half in 3000 miles with leakage). What I need to know is if using this diesel treatment can in some way affect my oil leak(s). I do not want to make it(them?) any worse. This may be a stupid question, but I would rather ask a dumb question now than replace my engine later. Thanks in advance for the input.

The MBs:
1976 300D (W115) - 330K and still going (sort of)
1991 300D 2.5 Turbo - Sold at 221K
1983 280SEL - Sold at 206K
1981 300SD - Sold at 232K
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