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Old 07-16-2002, 10:14 PM
Tim the Taxman
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Wink Seals or Valve job?

How can I tell if my 1983 240D 4 speed needs new valve seals ($450) or the complete valve job which will be many, many more dollars? Miles are 139K, and I am burning 1 qt of oil every 463 miles, calculated in my pda every fill-up (sidenote getting 26-27 mpg each tank). Any suggestions or tests I can have done to pin down the culprit and solution to the big clouds behind my car? I have to say, every car behind me on the road seems to move into other lanes very quickly!!


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Old 07-16-2002, 10:50 PM
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You should post this in the Diesel Discussion forum, not the SL forum
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Old 07-17-2002, 12:40 AM
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Opps, I thought I was on the diesel discussion. thanks, Tim
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