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Oil leak from behind the fuel sytem

Leaves a large puddle of oil but you can not c where the oil is coming from . leakes about 1 gal a week

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Assuming that the drain bolt is tight, is there damage to the oil pan? If so, that could be the source of the leak. A gallon a week is the fuel contents of the oil system so it needs to be fixed ASAP. I would put some cardboard under it and watch for the drips to start forming and follow them back up. I would also check for a loose oil filter or a pinhole in the oil filter case.

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