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Author Oil Leak, Help please. 1.0 12v Corsa B.
Rowell
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29th Mar 10 at 13:26   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Hello,

(1.0 12V Corsa B)

I'm new to Corsa's and i have a small oil leak, it is shown on the following picture:
Seems to be only leaking when the engine is on. Any solutions please?



Kind Regards,
Anthony Rowell.

DaveyLC
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29th Mar 10 at 13:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

You'ved asked this before?

I recognise the photo.
Rowell
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29th Mar 10 at 14:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I only joined day before yestaday.

Rowell
Ste M
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29th Mar 10 at 14:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

It's the oil pressure switch/valve. Get a new one from eBay. Fiver. Piece of piss to replace.
Rowell
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29th Mar 10 at 14:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Thanks alot.

Rowell
DaveyLC
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29th Mar 10 at 14:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Rowell
I only joined day before yestaday.

Rowell


Sorry Someone recently asked the same question and used the same red squares on there photo and it was an oil pressure switch leaking.

I assume you know your dipstick is missing too
Ste M
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29th Mar 10 at 14:33   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Could been me? Lol. I had pics with red circles. But that was months ago now
Rowell
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29th Mar 10 at 14:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

It's not missing, i took it out to check the oil level, you can see it resting on the Oil cap.
The fact that other people have been asking the same question must mean its common.
DaveyLC
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They are a pretty crap design and as said above luckilly cost peanuts
sc0ott
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29th Mar 10 at 16:44   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

had the same problem. i just went to the scrappies. took a few and paid pennies for one. i never had the time to wait on one being delivered tbh

 
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