Oil leak

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Oil leak

Post by Chance2015 »

I am new here and I am in need of some help. I am leaking oil and I would like know where it is coming from. I only see oil coming from a bolt underneath on the left side in front. Here is a picture where I see it is leaking from . Please help. Thank You ..

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Re: Oil leak

Post by DenverWinger »

Likely leaking from the shifter shaft seal and running down the side of the engine. Seal is relatively easy to replace....
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Re: Oil leak

Post by redbug »

look up, at the bottom of the cylinder. Oil can leak down from the valve cover gasket and the head gasket right down in the same area as the shift shaft also.
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Re: Oil leak

Post by WingAdmin »

Use some brake cleaner to spray the whole area clean of oil. Then spray some talcum powder up and around, then run the engine briefly. It will be very apparent where exactly the oil is leaking from.

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