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1997 S10 HAS OIL LEAK NOT THE VALVE COVER NOT THE REAR MAIN BACK OF THE MOTOR ON PASS SIDE

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  • Zaraki Sep 13, 2010

    Check the oil pressure sending unit first and it should be located next to the distributor on the rear of the engine block just behind the intake manifold and they are often angled toward the passenger side and will drip oil off on that side of the engine, and then check the passenger side rear corner of the intake manifold where it joins the cylinder head and the engine block. A small mirror similar to what a dentist uses should help you out, and they are available at most auto part stores or even a wal-mart.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Leaks oil looks like from valve cover

You have to remove the spark plugs cables and remove the four nuts that you see when the cables are removed.

When the four nuts are removed, simply raise the valuve cover. When replacing the gasket, make sure you get the gromets as well. Those sometimes get worn or crack since they are more exposed than the value cover gasket. Make sure that you clean the cover from oil and replace the gasket with no use of silicon.

Good Luck.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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SOURCE: oil leak

this could be many possibilities. The best way to find out is to raise it up (if not high enough already) and wipe down everything that has oil on it. Once you do this you can sit there for a bit or do something else for a few minutes and come back to it. Use a flashlight to see where the oil may be dripping from and if you can not find it you may have to run the truck for a bit to see.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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SOURCE: oil leak on top of valve cover (apparently)

I think you have a bad gasket on your oil filler cap.

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Motor Oil leaks from 1999 Honda Civic EX

make sure they are tight
could be time for head gaskets
make sure the old gasket from the old filter came off the block sometimes they come off old filter and stick this causes a leak due to improper seal.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 1992 chevy siverado pickup 350 engine,I have a oil

you definately should check the oil pressure switch its probobly above or to the side of the oil filter and can make it look as if the filter is leaking,it will be threaded into the engnine itself and will have a connector on the top of it most likely with only 2 wires going to it

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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