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oil leak under condenser?

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I notice a small oil leak under the AC condenser. I don't think it's from the condenser but I've no idea really.

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Are you sure that's where it came from? That large black rubber hose looks like it may be getting wet. The question becomes from above or below - or is it the cause? If it were be I'd wipe everything off, drive it again and then inspect again.
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Post by scot850 »

It looks like oil leaking from the turbo intercooler. With the amount of oil on the pipe it looks like you have a fair amount in the intercooler and there is a weep hole near the lowest point near the inlet pipe from the turbo.

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