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Re: '91 200Q : oil leak
> I was working on my old '85 5KT yesterday, and I noticed --
> horror of horrors! -- that my precious 200Q (52K miles) was
> leaking oil. Lots of golden brown all over the underside
> of the oil-pan. I'm pretty sure it's very recent,
> and it's engine oil all right, but I haven't yet found
> the source. Anyone encountered anything similar, esp.
> with the 3B's?
> Thanks in advance, and hoping this isn't some $$$ part (fat
> chance, I know).
> Arun Rao
> Pixar Animation Studios
> Pt. Richmond, CA 94804
> (510) 215-3526
when I bought my 200 '89 it was leaking pretty bad. It turned out that
the oil pan screws were loose by about 1/8 turn, but the big leak was around
the oil pump. There is a small 6mm screw at the bottom, the top is combined
with the alternator bracket and it was very loose. Fixed it for me. YMMV
'86 5KCST 190kmiles
'89 200Q 123kmiles