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Thread: Longevity

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    My 1995 suburban is approaching 230,000 miles. Same engine, tranny, etc. The radiator has been recently replaced along with new brakes and tires. Have an oil drip that I can't diagnose myself right now due to shoulder surgery. Has anyone had a similar oil drip problem and if so, what was the cause and cost for the repair?

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    Can you tell roughly where it's coming from?

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    ya need more details of the general area.
    1997 K1500 Silverado 4X4. Black Exterior, grey/black interior. 35X12.50X15 wheels and rubber, ProComp 6inch lift 6 shocks in the front 2 in the rear, 3 inch body lift, a few cosmetic mods. Nothing major. Custom leather interior, and stereo upgrade is the future mods.


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    The leak is to the front of the engine and more to the drivers side.

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    I had a leak that was hard to find (for me!) turned out to be the oil pressure sensor which is near the oil filter on my '88 silverado. Yours could be a valve cover, timing chain cover, intake manifold...

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    Is it motor oil or power steering fliud?
    Adam


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    I've herd some horror stories about the front and rear seals. Mine needed the valve cover gaskets replaced not to long ago..

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