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Oil leak on 98 honda odyssey

Seemed to start immediately after starting the engine cold. At first appeared to be the oil filter, but after we changed the filter the leak continued. the leak appears to be coming from a nearby supply line. what should we look at to fix this?

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    It could be the oil cooler o-ring which is right behind the oil filter. Torque the 30mm nut to 65ft/lbs. After that would be to change the oil cooler itself (expensive part). I did all that and still have a leak which I'm researching. Fill you in later!

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