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Oil leak my 92 accord started leaking oil very badly one night it goes through so much oil its crazy it is leaking out the front of the engine for the most part its leaking out on the passenger side. do you believe it broke a seal

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  • dew01 Jan 24, 2009

    how can this be fixed

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I suggest cleaning the engine to help you isolate the leak location. Keep in mind that oil tends to flow down and back, so follow the trail up and forward to find the likely location of the leak.

The oil pans on my three 90-93 Accords have been notorious leakers, relatively easy to replace.

Another notorious leaker is the oil pressure switch which is mounted on the back of the block above the oil filter.

If it is primarily on the passenger side, it might be the 'rear' seal on the engine behind the flywheel. To replace this seal, the transmission and flywheel have to be removed. The seal can be purchased already installed in a plate which bolts to the right (passenger side) of the block. A Haynes manual has sufficient instructions for performing this work.

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The pcv valve gets plugged up those building up pressure in the crank case and blowing out the oil pump seal on the front of the motor!

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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    mike loshbough Jan 25, 2009

    you will have to take the timing belt off.the seal is behind also replace the crank seal.pcv .valve goes in the valve cover

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