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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-17-2001, 04:55 AM
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leaking oil at front of engine

<font color=blue>Anyone else with the 1.3 have a oil leak around the front of your engines? Mine seems to be coming around the crank/timing area. I am not too worried about it but I am wondering if I should be worried about it.

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Re: leaking oil at front of engine

The leak will only get worse, and the oil will get on your timing belt = Not Good. Get your leak fixed - might as well put a new timing belt on while you're at it.

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Re: leaking oil at front of engine

The lower crank seal would be my thought on the blame. Is the timing cover covered in dirt and crud on the lower end?
The cam seal seemed to be fine on mine so I did not replace it.
You'll have to remove the radiator to do this (it makes it soooooooooooooooo much easier!), and the crank timing sproket is kinna hard to get off.. (I used a large screw driver and bolted the alt+waterpump pully back on and weged that on one of the engine bolts to turn the crank bolt.

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Re: leaking oil at front of engine

<font color=blue>yep, that's what I was thinking but I wanted to make sure it wasn't something common that I could put off.

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Re: leaking oil at front of engine

wes it could be that your thrust bearing is gone and letting yor crank move front to back and the fan belt pulley rubs through the timing belt cover. you could put new cover on but it wont last long it took me two covers to figure it out.just pull the pulley off if the cover is worn thru thats it if its good then it could be the foam gasket in the cover hope this helps. Bill

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