Crankcase Breather Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Crankcase Breather is part of the car Engine system. We have 5 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 14 owner problems that mention it.

5 Symptoms of Crankcase Breather Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 14 owner submitted problems mentioning the Crankcase Breather - see more problems .

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The headlamps have stopped working,

Although the side, rear and fog lamps still work, and the main bean can be 'flashed' Could this be a problem with a fuse...

2013 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
Posted: Jan 11, 2021
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Engine smell from heater

i get a horrible smell like engine fumes coming into the car when i turn on the heater

2006 Ford Galaxy 1.8 tdci
Posted: Nov 6, 2019
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Fumes in car

When turning on Heater, Fan, Vents we get what smells like exhaust gas in the car interior. Only way we can stop it is ...

2009 Peugeot 308 1.5 SE HDI
Posted: Feb 26, 2019
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Engine has no power, lots of black smoke

Has 160000km, barely makes it up to 80km, going up hills like 30km. Have ran many injectors cleaners, replaced injectors...

1991 Mitsubishi Pajero
Posted: Oct 8, 2017
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Car not idling properly

I have an intermittent problem with my car idling properly. At times the revs drop to the point that the car almost cuts...

2004 Mercedes Benz C Class 1.8 kompressor auto petrol
Posted: Jan 11, 2016
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Misfire

The car is fitted with the APU petrol engine. Had new head gasket, plugs, coil packs and rocker gasket. When on tick ove...

2000 Volkswagen Passat 1.8t se
Posted: Aug 7, 2015
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Oil

Dip stick shoots out, as if a pressure builds up and hisses. Covering everything in oil.

2009 Fiat Punto 1.4 grande
Posted: Mar 3, 2013
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Engine

when the engine is running a vacuum is occurring inside the engine. this is causing a squeak from the right hand side of...

2007 Peugeot 207 2.0Ltr CC
Posted: May 30, 2011
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Intermitent smoke

changed turbo on this car acouple weeks ago serviced at same time imgetting smoke from the exhaust tested oil flow to th...

2002 Ford Focus 1.8 tdci
Posted: Jul 27, 2010
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Engine smokes on tickover

ASTRA 1.6 16V CD SALOON. TOP OF RANGE.1999 45000 MILES. I HAVE JUST SPENT A FORTUNE ON THIS CAR. NEW VALVE SEALS, HEA...

1999 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 cd 16v
Posted: Jun 14, 2010
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