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Oil dipstick pops out

My oil dipstick will just push up about 2" when just driving down the road as normal. Then it blows oil everywhere and makes a huge mess as you can imagine. i have had to tape down the dipstick to the shaft. Does anyone know what could cause this or do i just need a new dipstick?

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CCV might be plugged

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please excuse my stupidity - whats the CCV?

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please excuse my stupidity - whats the CCV?
Crank Case Ventilation - It relieves the air pressure build up inside the engine. It is located on top of the left valve cover under the intake tube, which it ties into.

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Crank case pressure may have something to do with your turbo problem.

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That was the same thing I was thinking, Kevin

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