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Turbo leaking oil

After blue smoke coming out of exhaust was told it was my turbo which was replaced but primed it and loads of oil now coming into exhaust new turbo checked and was told it was ok breather pipe checked and clear can u help it is a e46 320 td 2003

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Turbo oil seals will cause a lot of smoking .

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