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Oil all over the undercarraige... looks like a starter next to where the oil's coming from. It's a 2003 Alero front wheel drive, 4 cylinder. Is the main seal as close the the starter as it looks?

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Http://www.carcomplaints.com/Oldsmobile/Alero/2001/engine/turns_over_but_wont_start.shtml

I don't think it is the main seal, it sounds more like the power steering pump. Are any of the reservoirs up top empty? Coolant? Brake fluid? Rocker cover gasket leaking>? Did you check the oil? Check this stuff out, and sorry to have to show you the web site. But , you would not believe the complaints. Hope this helps.

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