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Oil leak near oil sump

Hi, my Nissan 2004 frontier 2.5 4x2 turbo diesel engine recently had a routine service where filters were changed and replaced. the oil filter with the plastic cap however showed signs of leakage so the filter seal was replaced but the when the vehicle is parked overnight i an seeing a couple drops of engine oil leading from between the engine and the gear box. I am not sure if that plastic cap over the oil filter has some other seal in it that may be damaged.

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Its hard to solve this one with out being present and seeing it for myself but coming from the motor trade if you have any queries or problems with your vehicle after its bin to a place of repair it is there duty to follow up or ease your worries. Take it back to the place you got it and ask if they can take a lok and show you personally where the leak is coming from or what the small leak could be. if nothing its good customer service. hope this helps

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