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0il leak

Post by mountain73 » Fri May 29, 2020 12:53 am

2002 v70 big oil leak, dripping while car is just parked and not running. I crawled under after driving up the rhino ramps to take a quick look before dark. The oil pan is fine, the oil filter is fine. The leak is passenger side, up high. I know that it is possible oil pump, or other engine gasket . I’m trying to find out what parts are located in this area of the engine. I am thinking about starting off with blue devil oil leak repair, however I think it’s too late for that, the leak is a lot.

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Re: 0il leak

Post by mountain73 » Fri May 29, 2020 12:55 am

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Re: 0il leak

Post by E Showell » Fri May 29, 2020 5:28 am

Up high passenger side could be front cam seals.

How's the crankcase pressure? Will it pass the glove test? If not, your oil leak may be caused by a need for a full PCV service.
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Re: 0il leak

Post by abscate » Fri May 29, 2020 6:04 am

That is a heavy oil leak, skip the oil leak additives.

Cam seals or possibly turbo return line if the oil spray extends from passenger side to driver side of the rear of the engine (technically right side of engine)
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Re: 0il leak

Post by - Pete - » Fri May 29, 2020 8:25 am

Have a peek behind the timing cover. What you’ll likely find is a front cam seal that’s been pushed out of its confines. If yours is a single VVT (exhaust), you might see something like this. Looking through the holes in the cam sprocket, you’ll see that the (front, intake cam) seal is pushed out of the head/valve cover. There’s also a chance it could be your front crank seal, you’ll just have to do some digging to find it.

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