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Old 03-13-2017, 07:32 AM   #1
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Oil Weep

I have a small oil weep as the pictures tell the story, is this something that can be torqued ? and also trying to id what this “seal plug is” Thanks in advance getting ready for spring!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 03-13-2017, 09:02 AM   #2
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Most likely Spark plug tube O-rings are leaking.
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Old 03-13-2017, 11:10 AM   #3
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the picture is not very clear, but that seems to be a chain tensioner?

If so they can indeed leak, but you have to lock the engine at TDC, and lock the cams before removing it to replace the o-ring and the crush seal.
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Old 03-14-2017, 11:24 AM   #4
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I'm guessing this is on the pass side (USA) of the car?? If so, then there is a lot of things that could be leaking above there and that tensioner probably isn't the likely culprit.

Oil can be leaking from all of these places. AOS, Flex Pipe & oil fill pipe.



You can see the mess below all of then before it gets to the tensioner area.

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