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    Question oil leak

    i have a 98 ext cab k1500 Z71 and i have an oil leak but im not exactly sure where its coming from. its on my drivers side and it runs down the driver side on my motor/tranny and falls on my exhaust pipe going horizontal to the passenger side of my truck. im thinking its leaking from my valve cover..but what does it sound like to yall?

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    It could be a valve cover gasket or oil pan gasket depending on how high up the leak starts. If its higher up then its the valve cover gasket. If it starts lower down, then its your oil pan gasket.
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