[DML] Re: Oil leak, ideas and inspiration!!
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[DML] Re: Oil leak, ideas and inspiration!!



Ah yes, sorry should have mentioned that I had checked that one out 
already. There is oil definatly 
leaking from somewhere around/below water pump. I shoved some 
absorbent paper down behind the water pump and it did come up with 
fresh oil on it, so really if my thinking is correct it can be a; 
oil leak from block (but if this were the case would it not be a 
huge leak due to oil pressure??) b; timing chain cover near the top. 
c; rear main throwing it everywhere? Any one got any thoughts, or 
should I bite the bullet and start stripping things, or leave it 
until it gets really bad.
thanks
Chris
Vin#4584

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxx> 
wrote:
>
> Before you go crazy looking for the oil leak check the oil pressure
> sender on the left side of the motor. It is very common for them to
> leak and make it seem like it is the pan gasket or whatever. The
> sender can be resealed or replaced.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Chris Williams" <chris@xxxx> 
wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> > >Right, I had noticed a small oil leak that I thought was coming 
from 
> > >the crankshaft oil seal. However upon looking closer it looks 
like it 
> > >is coming from above the crank and below the water pump. So 
does this 
> > >mean that I am about to lose all my oil pressure one day when 
an oil 
> > >way in the 'valley of death' burst's or is there anywhere else 
that 
> > >can leak oil above the crankshaft that I have overlooked?
> > >Or should i just be on the lookout for a new block  :-(
> > >I have had some great ideas from Martin, but would like to 
throw this 
> > open for everones ideas.
> > 
> > >Thanks All,
> > >
> > >Chris
> > >Vin#4584
> >
>








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