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I have just bought a 91 subaru sportswagon. I got told it had a oil leak when I looked under the bonnet during the day I seen a whole lot of oil in the bottom drivers side of the engine bay and looks like a cover is broken on the bar that goes to wheel. Sorry don't know much about cars. And it seems to have a very fast tap coming from it not all the time only here and there

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Sounds like your talking about ripped CV axle boot that has spun all of its grease out onto the engine and firewall. The fast tap is most likely from the lack of grease in the axle causing it to wear out and wobble inside the joint at times. You would normally hear this noise more while turning. If your take it to someone who knows Subarus, they can change out the axle in about 15 minutes or less. The axle can run about $50 aftermarket but will cost more if you get it from Subaru. I hope this info helps.

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