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oil leak from top of engine on the right hand side

harvey01 Jan 1, 2012

  1. harvey01

    harvey01 Member

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    hi all i seem to have an oil leak from the top right hand side looks loke its might be the rocker cover or the breather system . Im just wondering if theis is a comon problem
     
  2. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    if you have vvt on yours, common to weap past the 1/2 moon gasket
     
  3. harvey01

    harvey01 Member

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    its a 2000 s3 amk i think
     
  4. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    as said then I would guess.
    smoke test will confirm it as would cleaning it off with gunk and watching where it springs from
     
  5. harvey01

    harvey01 Member

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    ok mate thanks ill clean it up and keep an eye on it
     
  6. danger S3

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    mine lost 1L of oil in 1000 miles through the chain tensioner gasket, replaced it and its been perfect ever since, havent needed to top it up since
     

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