Longevity

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by whitestonian, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. whitestonian

    whitestonian New Member

    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?
     
  2. CoolBlueSS

    CoolBlueSS Rockstar

    Can you tell roughly where it's coming from?
     
  3. Project Reaper

    Project Reaper Rockstar 100 Posts

    ya need more details of the general area.
     
  4. whitestonian

    whitestonian New Member

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

    wl_walker Rockstar

    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...
     
  6. adampaul1964

    adampaul1964 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Is it motor oil or power steering fliud?
     
  7. 94bluebeast

    94bluebeast New Member

    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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