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Oil residue in intercooler pipes/boot...normal??

When I changed my alternator out yesterday, i pulled the passenger side intercooler pipe out so i would have more room to get to the tensioner. I noticed i had a little bit of oil/residue setting in the boot. Just curious if this is normal, if not, whats the cause?

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yes, normal. some do the ccv mod to eliminate the oil residue. The crank case vent vents into the intake......for some reason.

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unfortunately normal
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Yep. The CCV mod is on my list to stop this. My intercooler pipe connections all weep oil.

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the ccv mod is good but even with it i still get a little oil in there. its a nasty diesel engine what are you gonna do?

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