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Old 06-02-2012, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post

But, the most important question is what happens (now that my dipstick is clogged) if I put it back?

Nothing catastrophic. The return allows oil condensate from the CCV to return to the sump. Over a long period of time, you would experience oil consumption. But in the near term, you can drive the car as is.
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