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Hi Guys.
So some of you know i have a 1999 E46 323ci Auto.
I left these with the ex wife as she still loves the car - it does look awesome.

Anyways, she took it for an MOT and it failed on emissions. She only does around 3k miles a year locally and does not drive the car as she should.

The mech said there was oil in the exhaust and because of the age should just replace it as its not worth repairing what the issue maybe.

The car drives smooth, sounds perfect and doesn't cough when starting.

When the mech was revving the car up, they noticed some smoke coming from the engine.

I was thinking of getting some additive (i know she wont have used any in years) to help "unclog". Would something like redex help?
Any anyone recommends?

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Check the crank case breather if it gets blocked it forces oil into the cylinders and will affect the catalytic converters performance too
So I did the oil stick test. I pulled out the oil stick. As soon as I pulled it out, I heard the suck whistle. I put my finger on it, and I could feel a suction. I presume this isn't normal so definite indicates ccv.

Is there an easy way to get to it to clean it out?
Or is it the really awkward YouTube video way?

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