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Mayo on oil cap - again

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I know this 'symptom' has been covered a few times here but a search has brought up some conflicting information. So.. This morning when topping up my oil I noticed a layer of light brown unpleasantness on the bottom of the filler cap.

I have noticed quite a bit of light coloured smoke from the exhaust but this usually clears after a long drive.

I'm not loosing any coolant - level stays on max.

No other issues like overheating or rough running.


Any thoughts greatfully appreciated

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Probably just the weather...keep an eye on the coolant level and don't panic unless it starts to drop!
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If your not losing water then I'd say it's probably just down to the recent cold weather and condensation. Mrs TT gets it all the time in her Pug 106.
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Is the engine getting up to temperature properly?
And staying there...?
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In this weather, we get mayo on the oil filler cap of... our air cooled VW camper.
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Is the engine getting up to temperature properly?
And staying there...?
Yep. Sits at or just under 90 all the time.

Thanks for the quick replies folks. Think I'll stop flapping and put it down to weather for now
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Take it for a long run, say over 20 miles or so, then have a look. It should be gone.
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