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Looking for a website that will help identify exterior engine par

Looking for a website that will help identify speciffically, external engine components on a 1993 VW Passat 2.8 VR6 engine. Please help . Got an oil AND a coolant leak on the FRONT of the engine. The oil looks to be coming from a round oil-filter-sized unit that has about a 1 inch hex fitting on the front of it. Any suggestions as to where I can get some detailed identifying photos?

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  • bulldogsov Feb 01, 2010

    Thanx CaptainKeyz.....
    Yes, I've ordered a svc manual(cd)online. Its just not here yet.A couple more days I figure. Seems that a regular book type repair manual for the '93 Passat is hard to come by,thats why I ordered the cd version. Hope it shows the engine exterior components so I know what seal for which part to order.
    No, the water leak appears to be coming from maybe the thermostat housing or such behind some electrical sensor plug-ins. The engine oil leak is from much lower and from what appears to be about a 4" round cylinder shaped component that has a 1" hex fitting on the front of it.Thanx again.



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I will suggest getting a Chilton manual. It is a book. You can find the manual on-line at
I would still recommend getting your own copy, so you can write on it and get it greasy.
I have a 2001 VW passat V6 and do all my own work. Please, post your problems as clear as you can, I will do my best to help.
How does the car run otherwise?
The coolant, is it coming from the same place?
The oil leak, is it near a pulley?

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