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    As in the title, the split pipe next to the dipstick
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    Yes, its the sends the fumes from the engine into the airflow to the engine to be burnt off. It joins up to the black plastic thing on the left
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    As you can see its split, would this cause any issues?

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    No all it is doing is venting the engine. Some people put a longer pipe on and drop it down to the bottom of the engine and vent it to atmosphere. Then they block up where it joined the black plastic bit.
    I will be doing it to both our 1.9's soon as it means the engine burns cleaner air
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    On some cars a blocked breather pipe can effect the running. I had a blocked breather on a petrol volvo and it failed its emmission test for the MOT. Cleared the pipe and the emisions went back to ormal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by merikiito View Post
    No all it is doing is venting the engine. Some people put a longer pipe on and drop it down to the bottom of the engine and vent it to atmosphere. Then they block up where it joined the black plastic bit.
    I will be doing it to both our 1.9's soon as it means the engine burns cleaner air
    Interesting, will that also make mpg better?

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