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Oil leaking from behind the plastic timing belt cover. The oil is getting all over the alternator and power steering belts and making them slip.

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Front cam and crank seal replace t belt at same time due to oil soaking please rate

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Cover is cracked will need replaced. or seal at crankshaft on cover needs replaced.

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