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It could even be a leaking oil pan... (archive)

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Posted by Marlin on August 30, 2001 at 04:00:21:

In Reply to: I can't imagine that being the problem... posted by Marlin on August 29, 2001 at 22:30:11:

Check to see that each pan bolt is torqued as to spec. Don't strip a bolt off. This is some entertainment you can do without.

Wipe down the oily area clean, then just drive around the block slowly, crawl back underneath, and it may be more readily apparent where the leak is coming from.

Marlin


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