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hi i have vauxhall zafira ellite 2008 19 cdti the oil level is going up water level ok must be disel going to the oil. vauxhall say it due to the dpf and short journy/ when my wife went on a 150 mile trip the oil went uo 2.5 inch on the dip vauxhall say it due to the dpf and short journys and will do nothing to the car
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Hello and Welcome to justanswer..

Frankly, this is to much - for the oil to go up that much on a 150 mile journey...far too much...

You need to go back to Vauxhall and get them to take this more seriously...

I would suggest you speak to the dealer-ship Manager / Owner , rather than just the Service Manager..and tell them you are not at all happy with this...

Tell them you have done this trip..and just how much the oil level has gone up ..and they may just realise from that that all is not well..

It sounds ,mechanically speaking , that the injectors are letting too much fuel to flow through ...or similar..

It needs properly looking at / diagnosing and then going from there..

If they are not being helpful - tell them you want them to contact Vauxhall and have them informed / involved..

The car is still under warranty I would think so they need to be sorting this for you...

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