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Oil leak top of motor

Leaking oil top of motor runing down all over

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Find the loose tappet cover and replace the gasket. Check that the PCV valve is working and relieving the sump pressure.

Posted on Feb 23, 2014

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SOURCE: Oil leak from top side of oil filter

Make sure you oil the rubber seal on the oil filter and tighten the oil filter 3/4 of a turn more after the seal is flush with the bracket.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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SOURCE: oil leak on right side under top engine cover

your valve cover gasket may have blown. This can happen if you overfill above the required dipstick level. take off the valve cover and check the gasket. Better to be under the level than over. The oil preassure will try to blow from where ever there is a weak gasket.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: oil leak

Could be the cam seal. It is the only thing keeping oil in the motor between the head and calve cover. Usually they will stick to the cam on a cold morning and spinout of place and allow the oil to pass onto the side of the engine.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: my 1992 isuzu trooper is leaking oil

clean your engine and look very carefully where the oil leak really come from, the cause why this leak happen, the engine was shutdown while the engine temperature is hot. usually the leak will come from the turbo. the engine must be idle for 3-5min before shutting off.

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SOURCE: oil leak on top front of 2002 f350 super duty diesel engine

if it's a diesiel the it's coming from your oil line to your turbo. if it is gas then it could be a leak coming from a leaking valve cover gasket.

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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degrease the engine with off the shelf products

if leak is confirmed from the top of motor

redo rocker cover seal with silicon
see if that slows the leak
cam seals may not have been replaced when you thought they were

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