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I have an oil leak coming from what looks like above the oil filter.

When its parked and just running its a constant drip but when im driving it slows down alot (or at least i think it is). i have been told by two different mechnics that it could be the oil pan and another says its somthing else.

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That doesn,t make sense because the filter is on the engine (Block) Not near the oil pan, Take it to the dealer ship to get check out, that way you will not get a line of ****, From some mouth mechanic that could not change a bike cycle tire if they had to.

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SOURCE: 1994 camry oil leak

Before you start removing the oil pan to reseal it, you need to rectify the leak between the oil cooler and the block. Interestingly enough, (in a pinch) the rubber gasket from the (genuine) Toyota oil filter is the same gasket that seals the cooler to the block. Aftermarket filter gaskets will NOT work. Remove the filter, carefully take off the gasket, remove the oil cooler, take off the old rubber gasket, and put the oil filter's gasket onto the cooler, and bolt it all back up. (You should buy this gasket from a dealer) Clean the area real good with cleaner, and THEN check for additional leaks.
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SOURCE: coolant leak on 2004 grand cherokee 4.0

might be the thermostat housing to as its right above the water pump. the best bet would be to pressure test the cooling system and inspect to see where its coming from

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SOURCE: Oil Leak

Take the car to a car wash and power wash the engine. Do this ONLY with a cold engine. And be prepared to have problems with it starting as water get's into the electrical components. Take some WD-40 with you to spray inside distributor caps, on spark wiring, etc. to get the engine running again.

Then check the engine weekly to see where the oil is coming from.

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SOURCE: coolant leak from left side of engine block running down oil pan.

when you say left side are we talking passanger side or drivers side if drivers side which is my guess most likely your waterpump seal is leaking

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SOURCE: HAVE A OIL LEAK COMING FROM ABOVE THE OIL FILTER.

Has the oil filter just been replaced? Sometimes the old gasket sticks to the mounting area, causing leakage if the new filter is installed on top of it. It is also possible the gasket was for some reason missing on a new filter. Let me know if this is not the cause, I'll try to help further.

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