81 oil leak

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81 oil leak

Post by curt-51 »

I have been running my 81 wing every couple of weeks this winter. Noticed a leak under the engine. After cleaning, it seems to be coming from a weep hole, which I thought was for the water pump. Is this possible. I am not 100% sure this is where the leak is, but it is definetly underside of engine. Any input will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: 81 oil leak

Post by WingAdmin »

The weep hole can leak coolant or oil, depending which seal on the water pump has failed. The weep hole can be seen here (in this case, leaking coolant):

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