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Old 05-14-2012, 09:55 AM   #5
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This can also result from overfilling with oil. Don't fill it all the way to the full mark on the dipstick. Midway is better and you might find that oil consumption stops at the midway mark. Also check the drain hole in your breather tunnel on top of the block (if you have one. What year/model are we talking about here?). It's visible under your breather valve and can be cleared with a paperclip or other poking implement if clogged. If it gets plugged with something, the tunnel fills with oil which then gets blown out your breather. Why it's only happening to your right cylinder is a bit concerning though. Be that as it may, I'd eliminate the simple stuff first before you go looking for bigger problems.

EDIT: alright, now I see we're talking about an R60 here which doesn't have the oil mist condensing tunnel and drain hole mentioned above. Nevermind.
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