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Lower front engine plate

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Year and Model: 1991 240 DL4vlvws
Location: San Diego

Lower front engine plate

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This is a 1991 Volvo 240 with 141,000 miles with an oil leak from the front engine area. I plan to replace the three front seals and the timing belt. In addition, I plan to take the cover off the metal plate that sits behind the crank pulley and replace that gasket just in case it is contributing to the leak. I understand that this is a delicate move because there is some interface with the pan gasket. Looking for advice from someone who has performed that delicate operation.
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