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Oil leak Back left side of engine new cam shaft seal and oil swiitch head gasket???? Replace head bolts ??? Don't wont to pull the head

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You can have to replace Gasket, bolts, o-ring in other words, replace it and buy it a kit for this section go to www.advanceautoparts.com and get it
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Posted on Nov 20, 2013

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SOURCE: I have an oil leak

HELLO. YES THE BOTTOM OF THE OIL PAN HAS BOLT'S THAT ARE UNDER THE FLY WHEEL.THAT'S WHERE THE FRONT SEAL IS.!! ONE MAYBE TWO THERE.!!! THEN THEY START TO GO ALONG THE SIDE'S OF THE OIL PAN ALL THE WAY TO THE BACK OF IT THEN THERE ARE MAYBE 4 THAT GO'S ARCOSS THE BACK THERE.!!AND NOTHEY DON'T COME IN CONTACT WITH THE OIL FLOW'S THERE ON THE OUT SIDE OF YOUR OIL PAN. U JUST MIGHT NEED TO TIGHTIN THEM UP.? OR U MIGHT HAVE ONE OR MORE MISSING. CHECK TO SEE IF YOU HAVE A YOUR BOLT'S AROUND YOUR OIL PAN, OK LET ME KNOW IF THIS HELP YOU "GOOD LUCK"

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Oil leak from top side of oil filter

Make sure you oil the rubber seal on the oil filter and tighten the oil filter 3/4 of a turn more after the seal is flush with the bracket.

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SOURCE: leaking oil in my 2005 grandcaravan

maybe the valve cover...

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Our 2001 Dodge Caravan seems to be leaking oil around drive shaft

Yes it's a bad seal and most likely the side bearing to the trans axle is bad too. Once the bearing has play, it vibrates and causes the oil to leak though the seal. Note: if one side went bad the other side is soon to follow since they have the same amount of miles on them. Might as well change both side. Good luck and hope this helps. Keep an eye on the transmission fluid level, don't want to burn out the transmission.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 Dodge Stealth Oil leak 3.0 SOHC

there are seals behind the timing cover.when they leak oil drips down and out.my 93 base model leaks oil and coolant from this same place.

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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