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P38 Diesel , leaking oil filler cap .

P38 Paul

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Hi everyone , I have oil leaking from my oil filler cap , I cleaned it all down & turned the rubber seal round but that only lasted about 6 weeks before it started leaking again . Now the other day whilst the engine was running I foolishly took the cap off & the oil sprayed all over the place including me & made a hell of a mess , my question is :- is all of this splashing normal ? it doesn't seem to be under pressure , just a lot of splashing about , I wonder if a splash guard has fell off under the rocker cover ? has anyone else tried this with the engine running & got the same result & what did you do to stop it leaking from the filler cap ? looking forward to your replies , Paul . 

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