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starting to smell really hot, only had oil topped up again ydai, was down to the 2nd bar on the dipstick so not really run without any oil
and my temperature used to run around 80 now all of a sudden gone up to 90 whilst driving
is this showing signs of the engine coming out?
 
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last serviced it say 2months ago,
had new oil filter, whole system drained and re done,
nah coolant seems to be fine, and same to oil leaks
just really does stink!
it had done around 85 thousand! mainly motorway miles
 

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check your coolant level, or if there is any sighns of oil in your coolant bottle? or check for mayo like stuff under your oil filler cap!

could possibly be water pump going/gone bust.
 
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yeah just stinks of hot oil and like somethings trying to melt ( really hot smell)

yeah a little bit but wudnt rli say its a massive notice
 
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wud it be cheaper just to get a new 1.2 or 1.4 and swap it?
ovs know if do the 1.4 option be more cos of ecu etc
but with doing a lot of motorway mile it means the engine wont be reving as much
 
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yeah i mean wen say sitting at 75 on motorway the 1.2 sits at like 4k.
surely a 1.4 would have a longer rev range?
 

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yeah i mean wen say sitting at 75 on motorway the 1.2 sits at like 4k.
surely a 1.4 would have a longer rev range?
my 1.8 sits at 3.5k at 75, its the gearbox what makes it rev high!

duno if it is piston rings why would engine temp be up?? if the coolant system dosent work properly (water pump) then the oil will overheat and burn off!
 

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oh yeah. im still learning haha. or thermostat?

i dont really know if there much difference with the 1.4 and 1.2 apart from bit more power
 

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yeah sounds like piston rings, you got any blueish smoke coming out exhaust? get as compression test done asap
 
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