Just notice today that there is an oil leak underneath the engine toward the front of the car. Not sure exactly where its coming from. I degreased the "area" today in hoping to try and find the source.
This leak is recent 'cause I've been working on my car the past few weeks and didn't noticed it before. Here is what I did so far before the leak:
-Changed the valve cover gasket and plugs (Checked the gasket and no leaks anywhere)
-Changed the oil/filter myself for the first time (used Castrol 10W-40). Filter is clean on the outside and the drain plus is clean.
I'll try to get a pic of where the leak is and post it.
if you can get a good well lighted shot of under the car, it shouldn't be too hard to tell where it is coming from. Try and get a shot as far up as you can, the farther up and closer you can get will help out a lot. And also a pic from farther away, so we can tell where the closer pics are easier.
Check the hose clamp on the bottom of the power steering reservoir. My 92 325i had a drip every once in while run down the tube. Its a bit of a pain to change the clamp if you don't pull the reservoir.
Originally posted by Deloriant@Sep 13 2004, 02:12 AM Yeah, Kev loves his leaks, don't you Kev? <3
I think .. he is.. I am also seeing some oil leakage .. but I need to get the damn coolant problem fixed.. and then look into the rest of the stuff.... (I am very new to this kind of stuff .. so, it may take a while to fix one by one) B) .
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