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Hi there I have a 2001 Peterbuilt 335 with Isc engine with 250-300hp. The oil keep coming out of the pest tube.We have drill a hole in the oil cap to keep breathing. When we are on the hwy the truck goes through a gallon every 7hrs if your driving below a 100km or 60 miles per hr it's much better on oil. When we run around town it use a liter a month. someone told me he seen that in a turbo problem because when turbo pulls on the hwy steady so it burns more but in town it doesn't have enough chance to create pressure.Also someone told me about the EGR but i don't know if i have one. Someone told me the termostat because if they stay cold the motor just spits it up  so please let me know your advice
Thx Don

If that's the original engine in your truck egr isn't a issue that's pre emissions. Not sure on Canada but the states didn't put on egr til 06 I believe. As for the thermostats your oil and coolant don't go hand in hand unless you overheat Then parts break. I could see possibly a turbo putting pressure in your oil system. What I'm leaning more towards is doing a compression check because to me it sounds like rings are worn or broken. Causing compression to get in your crankcase and blowing it out your blowby.  

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Jeff Drumm


I Can answer any question pertaining to semi trucks and trailers. Have no experience in the automotive field so not able to help in that area.


My experiences in Semi Trucks is. I own my own truck and i presntly maintain a 80 truck fleet. Can handle any questions pertaining to a truck have tore apart and rebuilt every aspect on them. Fleet I deal with is Mainly Volvo trucks and a handful of freightliners. Work on automated transmissions on a daily basis along with carrier apu's. With engines my specialty is the 60 series Detroit but do work on the cummins isx the n-14 and the ism. and also the Volvo engines.

Have a College Degree from university of northwestern ohio in diesel and agriculture mechanics. Have 10 years behind the wheel driving a truck and 4 years working on trucks full time. Also have grown up on a farm so have been tinkering on trucks and tractors all my life.

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I've gone through online schooling and have received certificates from webb wheel, Timken and Volvo academy.

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