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Old 06-19-2010, 03:55 PM   #1
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First Engine Bay Inspection

So I have opened up the engine bay and it looks very clean. A lot of dust but nothing to dirty.

I notice a lot of hydralic fuild on the top of the cap where is says to fill. some of it look kind of fresh and it was very sticky. Should I get it looked at?
I cleaned the area really good to see if it comes back...I was thinking maybe when they topped it off last time it could have spilled.
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Old 06-21-2010, 04:18 AM   #2
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That's the power steering pump. They could have not tighten it down full and some oil was blown out. Mine was dirty to. I taped in plastic around my engine cover hole. Then sprayed a can of engine degreaser on it, then washed it off with a water hose. Looks great now.

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Old 06-21-2010, 09:23 AM   #3
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The dirty spot on the Boxster is under the car -- in front of the rear wheel about halfway across the car. That is where the rear main seal (RMS) will leak oil.

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