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V8 Engine Too Busy To See Oil Leak Area

A mid-size luxury crossover SUV, the Volvo XC90 made its debut in 2002 at the Detroit Motor Show. Recognized for its safety, practicality, and comfort, the XC90 is a popular vehicle around the world. The XC90 proved to be very popular, and very good for Volvo's sales numbers, since its introduction in model year 2003 (North America).
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Oka
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V8 Engine Too Busy To See Oil Leak Area

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I used my endoscope to see where the oil is leaking from this so busy V8 engine. Yes, I saw a little bit oil leak, but would like to see more. With this engine, would I need to take off something to be able to see more?

Underneath the car, the oil seem to be coming from the passenger side of the engine.
Please, what would be the better method to see more possible oil leak area in this V8?

Thanks
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