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Leaking oil from the bottom of motor shortly after replacing head

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SOURCE: leaking oil from oil cap

The problem is there is to much crank case pressure, make sure the PCV ( positive crankcase ventalation) valve is working correctly.

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SOURCE: 7mge have oil leak

hi if your engine 22R front engine first in side timing cover where engine bully fitted there is oil seal, next valve cover front side between cover and head there seal not like oil seal half cercle shap it makes leak also front side of the camshaft there is oil seal..

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: 2000 Mitsubishi Galant, EA3A 2.4l motor. Oil leal

it could also be the oil pan gasket, or the manifold gasket. if it's the manifold gasket, when you remove the manifold to replace it, take the time to clean out the mixing chamber. it'll be filled with gunk and cleaning will improve gas mileage.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: oil leak problem with 1996 toyota camry

I am going to see a mechanic - my trusted mechanic who does not nickel and dime me - to see what this is. I have the same problem and he told me he has never done this job on a Camry and is unsure. Given the miles, he has suggested that maybe it is time to part ways with the car. I am going to ask him if he will put some florescent dye in it and let me drive it for 50-100 mi and then check to see where the leak is and fix it. Let you know what happens. I have to try, the car is solid.

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: oil leak in my 98 mazda protege

Could be a rear main seal.

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I have a 2004 Toyota highlander leaking oil, oil light comes on. Could it be the rubber rings?


a 2004 toyota highlander V6

this should be your engine type
The 2GR-FE is a 3.5 L (3456 cc)

if leaks are that bad
always check the engine oil level before you drive off

fixing oil leaks on motors
degrease whole motor top and bottom

start with replacing the oil sender it may be the cause of the oil light coming on
after degrease
lay cardboard or paper under the car
take out for a drive and park over the paper over night

this pin points most of the oil leak locations
leaks from a V6 motor
rocker covers/ spark plug tube 0 rings.engine seals
cam seals
front and rear engine seals leak often
sump gasket can leak

if oil consumption or light on continues
can be a failing engine oil pump
or worn main bearings giving low oil pressure to the whole engine
you could be burning oil from worn piston rings
or hardened valve stems

a mechanic can fit an oil pressure gauge to the motor when hot
to check running oil pressure to confirm low oil pressure

if engine is worn out

it is possible to fit a lower mileage used motor to your highlander
its often cheaper than and engine rebuild









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Excessive Oil leak on 1985 Chrysler Laser 2.2L (non-turbo). My 17 year old son purchased the car with little history. Noticed a small oil leak on driveway. Replaced the valve cover gasket and leak...


A plugged pcv system will cause excessive oil leaks. But it sounds like you have a massive leak. If the passenger side is leaking behind the timing cover there may be up to four seals that may leak.single cam motor will have one cam seal dual will have two cam seals. Crank seal and possible oil pump seal. Would recommend pressure washing motor, go to local parts store and get some engine dye. Then support car and let engine get warm. And try to pinpoint leak.

Oct 01, 2013 | 1985 Chrysler Laser

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Oil leak front engine timing chan


1995 Tracker would have a timing BELT. Normal oil leak points (in order) on a Suzuki G16 engine are the distributor base (rear of motor), valve cover (top of motor), front main seal (behind lower timing belt cog) cam seal (behind the upper timing belt cog) and rear main seal. (behind the flywheel). I'd suspect the front main seal or cam seal. I use foot power to help find oil leaks.

Dec 24, 2012 | 1995 Geo Tracker

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Car with blown head gasket more that 120,000 miles


Quite possibly the motor will be OK after replacement of one or both head gaskets. This can be done with the engine still in the car. The definitive tests for whether this is needed are a compression test (shows head gasket leaks) and a radiator leak-down test (shows water jacket coolant leaks).
If it turns out the job is required it is a good idea to have the timing belt and water pump replaced also, and the crankshaft nose and camshaft oil seals. The cylinder head faces and mating block faces must be carefully checked for flatness.
Although more expensive it is advisable to specify genuine Toyota seals and gaskets as the cheaper non-genuine ones do not last on this engine.
The V6 has several characteristic oil leaks which develop, and that may not be related to the head gasket problem. It will leak from
- rear bank cam cover gasket, onto the exhaust- distributor shaft o-ring seal- oil filter bracket o-ring seal (if present)
These can be replaced at the same time.
The alternative is to have a 2nd hand motor fitted, which is always an unknown, but if you can get a warranty that will be better.
Get several quotes for each alternative, and try to gauge the reputation of the mechanics
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May 14, 2012 | 1993 Toyota Camry V6

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Have oil leak not heavy, but it leaks any answer were it could be coming from..


Valve Covers, Head Gaskets, Oil Pan Seal and a number of other spots. You'll need to clean the motor with Gunk Engine cleaner and then look for the largest build ups of oil and crud to get a better idea where it is.

Feb 15, 2011 | 1997 Mercury Villager

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Oil is leaking bad and oil pan gasket has been replaced what else could be leaking really bad like 2 quarts in 50 miles e-mail jimmybumgarner@rocketmail.com


is the leak visually on the ground, then it seems like you could get under car and wipe a few things and see what leaks, thats a big leak, car would be leaving a smoke screen behind you from getting all over exhaust system. I would have to say, REAR MAIN SEAL BETWEEN MOTOR AND TRANS, OIL FILTER NOT TIGHT, Is oil all over the timing belt? front gasket/seal failure, Oil sending unit, is the light on or pressure gauge work?

Jan 14, 2011 | 1998 Plymouth Neon

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My engine is smoking and smells like burnt oil? maybe. there is a gear symbol with an ! next to my park/drive on the dash board


Perhaps oil has leaked onto the exhaust manifold.
Check the oil pressure also.

Oil LeakOil leak, probably valve cover gaskets need replacing or just tightening. Also if it started suddenly after an oil change, the filter may be leaking, or you spilled oil on the manifold.
This MY & others had problems with both the cranshaft oil seal. The rear one leaks onto the exhaust and can make a horrible burning oil smell, notably when you stop after a long drive.
Head Gasket
Outbacks up to 2001 have issues with head gaskets, its a widespread problem. If the smoke is white and smells sweet it is coolant leaking into the pistons via a head gasket. Replace the head gasket before it fails. If you blow the head gasket it will ruin the engine.
Cam Seals
It is most likely the cam seals dripping small amounts of oil onto to the bottom of the engine block. When the engine warms up, it will burn the oil off.

Oct 21, 2009 | 2001 BMW 330

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Oil leak


Could be the cam seal. It is the only thing keeping oil in the motor between the head and calve cover. Usually they will stick to the cam on a cold morning and spinout of place and allow the oil to pass onto the side of the engine.

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1999 cross country v70 awd crankshaft seal replacement


Your info is confusing. The rear cam seal is not inside the timing belt cover, and the crank seal is at the bottom of the engine, while the cam seal is at the top.

Is there oil at the top, around the cam seal? Or just at the bottom? It's common for the oil pump seal to leak. If you get the oil pump reseal kit, it contains the oil pump seal and gasket, as well as the crankshaft seal. Make sure you seal the oil pump bolts, Volvo has special copper washers for this purpose.

Just try to locate the oil leak before replacing any more parts. Sometimes it can be something simple like the oil cap seal or the oil trap housing.


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Nov 23, 2008 | 1999 Volvo V70

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