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Old 09-18-2014, 07:19 AM   #1
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Help diagnosing this leak?

Hey all,

I've inspected an 01 S over the weekend and took a few photos whilst there and was hoping to get any opinions on what could be causing the following leak as seen in the photo.

I didn't drive the car however it started up and idled as expected with no smoke blowing at all (I previously owned an 04 S until a few months ago)

To me the leak looks substantial and fresh enough for concern however the oil level and quality looked normal so I'm hoping to get some pointers from anyone here!

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Old 09-18-2014, 07:33 AM   #2
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Looks like spark plug tube o-rings, a common issue. They sell them on Pelican. Just be sure to research and have something to pull the old tubes out.
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Old 09-18-2014, 07:34 AM   #3
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Agreed on spark plug tube.
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Old 09-18-2014, 08:22 AM   #4
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Spark plug tube o-rings would be ironic as I had a spare set that I included in the sale of my 04 a few moths ago. The car has done nearly 250,000 km so it is probably no surprise to find a leak. Luckily the asking price is highly reflective of this!

Thanks for the prompt responses guys
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