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Thread: Oil leak from back of engine.
07-05-2010, 12:39 AM #1
Oil leak from back of engine.
Recently took 2004 duramax in for oil change at Chev. dealership. Guy says I have an oil leak coming from the back of the engine...they can't tell exactly where until they get in there...could be several hundred dollars to over a thousand. Anyone had this before or know what they are talking about. I don't know anything about engines so I'm curious.2004 Duramax, 4" Tuff Country EZ-Ride Suspension Lift,
Toyo Open Country MT tires
2007 Cadillac Escalade, 20" Proxes S/T tires (Wifes)
2008 Cobalt 222 Boat
07-08-2010, 08:35 PM #2
most likely rear main seal. Have to pull trans to replace.2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 5.3l. Crappy 4l60e..
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07-14-2010, 06:57 PM #3
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Yeah sounds like a main leak too.
07-14-2010, 11:32 PM #4
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07-16-2010, 07:59 AM #5
Just like a Doctors diagnosis. Dealerships are known to lie, just to get some business for there employees. Take it to another reputable shop and get a second opinion. If it is a leak from the rear main, the cost will be over 1k. At least it is around the Ky/Tn area.
07-19-2010, 09:40 PM #61999 Chevy Silverado XC/SB Z71 - Comp Thumpr, Yellow LS6 Springs, 04 injectors, TR Pushrods, P&P Heads,Flexalite Fans, !Cats, !EGR, HPTuners, Thorleys, Dynomax Catback, Airaid, TCI 3000, Transgo w/ Vette Servo n Pinless Pistons, Tru-Cool, Helo 18x9 w/ 285/65/18 Nitto, Stainless Brake Lines, Hydroboost, Hawk pads, Ford Keys, exterior and interior mods, big stereo, less than 12,500 original miles.
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