[DML] Re: Experience of head gaskets leaking oil?
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[DML] Re: Experience of head gaskets leaking oil?



In that area the sources for an oil are:
The "O" ring behind the cover under the idler pulley
Under the intake manifold at the bottom of one of the deep holes the
top of the block could have corroded to the point that the oil leaks
out. The cover is easy to fix. To verify a leak under the intake
manifold and to fix it will require removal of the intake manifold and
most of the air induction and fuel system. If you do remove everything
on top consider doing a Master Water Pump kit and a full tune-up too.
If the block is corroded some people have had success with epoxying in
a piece of aluminum to seal up the block. Try to keep any dirt from
getting into the motor as you work and change the oil and filter after
you finish. A leaking head gasket does not usually cause this but I
suppose it is possible. You will know when you remove the intake manifold.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Chris Williams" <cwilliams1966@...>
wrote:
>
> I think my head gasket is leaking. I believe from (looking from rear of 
> car) L/H bank No6 Cylinder in the vee or behind the water pump 
> dependant on how one looks at it! Does any one know if there is an 
> oilway in this area and/or if this is a common place for an oil leak to 
> occur? I have been chasing down this leak for months and as we all know 
> trying to find a leak in the valley is very difficult. Its not the 
> block btw!
> Thanks
> Rolydog.
>




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