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#1 stevesmith345



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Posted 11 September 2012 - 11:53 PM

Hi guys
Looking for some help
Got an mk3 mondeo on a 53 plate and I have this rattle when I accelerate???
Also using about 2lts of oil a month no oil on the floor or smoking when going down the road
But I have noticed that it blows out a cloud of oil when I change down and the engine is hot
Had in it a garage and they have said that apart from a full engine strip to find out the problem
There is nothing they can do...
Anyone heard if anything like this and if so what the hell is it

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#2 Stoney871


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Posted 12 September 2012 - 10:32 AM

Could be head gasket, valve stem seals or damaged piston rings/scoured cylinders.
I think they're right and at least a head strip is required.

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