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Old 07-28-2011, 10:39 PM   #1
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Oil seeping out under engine

While working on my spark plug boots today, I noticed two spots where oil is seeping out from under the engine. They are coming out of two holes from underneath the engine. What are these two areas, and are they commonly prone to leaking?



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Old 07-29-2011, 02:29 AM   #2
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Is the leak on the driver's side of the motor? If so, thats where I have a leak also. On my car, it looks like its a coouple of the cam cover bolts. Its so slight it really hasn't worried me too much.

Look on the Pelican Parts tech forum. Guys there say the solution is to take out the bolts (I would do it one by one) clean the threads and then apply some thread sealer (not thread locker) to the bottom of the head of the bolt and to a few of the threads near the bolt head, and then re-torque.
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Yes it is the driver's side. It hasn't left any drops on my garage floor yet, so I guess I can address it when it gets worse. Thanks
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Yes it is the driver's side. It hasn't left any drops on my garage floor yet, so I guess I can address it when it gets worse. Thanks
You can exclude the oil fill tube and the AOS. These are prone to leaks but are located on the passenger side.

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