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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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LSJ Timing End Oil Leak

I decided to make a new thread to keep things better organized for future reference. I have photos taken with the wheel off:





I've dropped the motor mounts but still could not locate the source. I've also tried hunting for the source with the engine running but no luck.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 04:13 PM
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You are going to have to shampoo the engine and wash the old oil away. Then You will be able to see the source.

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It seems to be coming from the top, so my guess valve cover gasket.

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Any idea if spray degreaser is safe on the belts and the alternator?
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Should be safe. Just use a can of brake clean on it. Probably is just the valve cover gasket

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check the oil cooler they tend to leak after a while
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Wheres the oil cooler line?
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