Question about 2007 Acura RDX
All engines spill oil when running from the fill cap. That is why user manuals state that the oil should be filled only when the engine is not running!
Posted on Oct 23, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: impreza 2000 turbo uk model
Yes, there IS a known oiling problem:
Subaru TSB 02-103-07
Applicability: All Turbo Equipped Vehicles
Subject: Turbocharger Oil Supply Mesh Screen
"... If clogged or restricted, it will reduce or cut off oil supply to the turbo, resulting in failure. ..."
Your turbo may be toast! ***ouch!***
I have found more info on 2004 - 2007 models, but may or may not be applicable to your 2000 Impreza. I am not familiar with the the UK model differences, but if yours has AVCS use your favorite internet search engine to search for "Subaru AVCS" or "Subaru TSB". Good luck!
Additional comments/info from Forced Performance:
Oil Starvation of Turbos on Subaru Vehicles: Why and How.
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
your fan is the problem...it's not turning fast enough to cool the engine off. I need more info on what type of fan you have....elec fan or a clutch fan?
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
After checking out alot of Honda/Acura forums I'm finding that many owners experience the same problem you are having. The best explanation I found was at 2carpros:
From what I'm reading, only way to stop the oil loss is a new engine. If your car is running fine, I'd hesitate to change anything with the engine and stock up on oil.
Posted on May 01, 2009
I doubt they did anymore damage but i`ll bet that the engine was damaged from the training going out such as valve guides and seals and carbon build up on plugs ETC.
Posted on Aug 29, 2009
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