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Sudden oil leak

When hot, oil is moving down the sump cover. Could it be the main bearing seal having given in? If yes, could I have the clutch kit renewed at the same time, i.e. will it save me money having both problems rectified at the same time? The clutch kit needs renewal at some stage soon.

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Yes, that make sense.

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