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Hi - I have a 1997 Honda Prelude 2.2 with an annoying oil leak. I cleaned up today to find the source, which appears to be on top of the block, rear left of engine, adjacent to the timing belt cover. I wonder if this may be a common problem that anyone could advise upon?! Despite the product details (not enough choices) its a 1997 Prelude 2.2 VTi

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Is it just above the oil filter which is left rear of engine.
The oil pressure switch is there and famous for leaking.

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