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R Lee
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12th Apr 05 at 18:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

only a little bit, but where would the usual place the oil be leaking from?
don't want to jack car up yet
ed
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12th Apr 05 at 18:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Front of the oil sump, or anywhere really... It will be the sump gasket though
R Lee
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12th Apr 05 at 18:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

had a quick look and i think thats where its coming from. not much, but the little bit that is coming out is ruining my parents driveway
Ant
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quote:
Originally posted by Richard Lee
had a quick look and i think thats where its coming from. not much, but the little bit that is coming out is ruining my parents driveway


I have same problem my dad is not happy!!! from what i can gather 90% of xe's leak!!!
mav
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13th Apr 05 at 01:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

sure my slight leak is coming from sump gasket..
russb
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oil is all over my parents driveway as well....my dad aint happy...anyone know how to remeove it? its a tarmac driveway as well
Joff
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13th Apr 05 at 09:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Richard Lee
only a little bit, but where would the usual place the oil be leaking from?



Anywhere.
R Lee
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13th Apr 05 at 13:56   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

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quote:
Originally posted by Richard Lee
only a little bit, but where would the usual place the oil be leaking from?



Anywhere.



no particular spot where they notoriously leak from then?
tra lalalalaaaaa...
corsa120
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13th Apr 05 at 15:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ive just replaced sump gasket on mine and i still get drip

ive also got drip where dizzy is, my engine has coilpack but there is an electric lead that goes there i see a raindrop of oil every couple of days it would drip onto matrix hose and down to floor

all ive done now is brought a plastic container for undernieth and i check oil weekly
Stoneyginger
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13th Apr 05 at 16:56   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i leak oil quicker than weekly and it is not from the sump as i have had it changed. Pretty sure mine is coming from the crank sensor so when i can be bothered as it is behind the power steering pump
J100RSA
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13th Apr 05 at 19:45   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

its not right if an xe dont leak ive had around 8/9 of them in varoius cars and they all leaked evern my let leaks get used to it
deanmcreynolds26
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my driveway is covered in oil as well..

mines was from dizzy

 
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