Question about Toyota Cars & Trucks
Our toyota dealership says we have a cracked crankcase on the bottom of the engine block. It started with an oil pan replacement. Then we were told the timing cover had to be resealed. Now it's the crankcase. How would this happen? Is this normal? What do we do now? Replace the engine?
Yes its normal but does not happen frequently and yes replace the engine.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
replace the pcv valve. If it is not working it will allow pressure to build up in the crankcase. this will cause leaks everywhere.
Posted on Jun 29, 2008
Under the engine in the front you will see an aluminum cover.There is a square hole that fits a 3/8 ratchet remove this first.The new filter comes with a drain adapter that snaps in the hole under the cover.This lets the oil in the housing drain.Then take a oil filter cup wrench or a big channel lock to twist of the larger portion.Then change the filter and o-ring and reinstall.Make sure the o-ring on the square drive cover is there also
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
How bad does it leak? Most cars eventually leak some. Adding oil now and then is cheaper than fixing a leak if its not too bad.
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
There shouldn't be any oil behind the cover. If you have oil leaking from a crack in the timing cover you should remove the covers and investigate where the leak is from to repair it.
Posted on Oct 23, 2009
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