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Thread: Mysterious Oil Leak
11-17-2009, 08:57 PM #1
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I've got a 2001 Silverado 1500, 4.3, Automatic. I've got an oil leaking coming from the back of the engine and dripping down the bellhousing. I can't see back there even with it on ramps and using an inspection mirror. Anybody got any idea where it can be coming from before I start taking things apart? Thanks.
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11-17-2009, 09:20 PM #2
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Leaks at the rear can be tough to isolate. Down low I would suspect rear main seal or oil pan. From higher up the distributor, and the intake manifold are points to check.
Let us know what you find.
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11-17-2009, 09:35 PM #3
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Hi, and welcome to the site! I hope you find where it is coming from. Good Luck!Eddie , 2000 Chevy Tahoe Z71 (old style)
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