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re: Oil leak.

Andrew Duane USG/PE <duane@zk3.dec.com> wrote:

>Hairy green toads from Mars made Neil Swanson say:
>> We took it in as the job was warranty and covered by warranty.  I just picked
>> it up and they said the leak was the oil pump.  They tightened the oil pump.
>> I looked confused for sure.  They said the pump bolts are on the outside.
>> I'll check Bentley but I'm sure you guys know anyway.
>> Loose oil pump bolts on the outside causing a leak?  Make sense?
>I'm interested in how this turns out, too.
>My oil pan leaks a little, and my mechanic told me the same thing.
>Since the leak is small (<1 pint per oil change), and the fix cost
>is big ($200-$400), I don't worry about it.

I had an oil leak after replacing the water pump/timing belt/idler pulley and
it turned out to be the oil pump gasket. The leak looked like the oil pan
gasket was leaking though because of the route that the leak took.

Michael Moy (88 5000Q, 105K miles)
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