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low engine oil issue?

When engine oil is low (about 1/4 above lowest level) and one gives the mini a hard drive, is it possible for oil to be blown out of the pcv hose (one on the left)?
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The oil should not be blown out of anywhere on the engine unless you have split/ill fitting hoses or its massively overfilled or pressurised for some reason.
Have you checked for splits in the hose ? If its ok you need to look at reasons for excessive crankcase pressure ( I have read other questions you have asked about oil being sprayed out onto the engine) it may be just a simple breather problem but I think you need to get it checked by a garage
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