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Is my engine exploding?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by SilverSeven, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    SilverSeven

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    Why is all that oil stuff on my x member etc?

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  2. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    can you tell where the leak is coming from...or what color the fluid is?
     
  3. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    no because its so slow i think... I put my finger on the x member and smelled it, it didnt smell like much.. and i couldnt tell a color :(

    but its under the engine lol! I dont know anything about engines
     
  4. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    what do you do for that?
     
  5. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    08pretaco

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    i have something that looks like that on my passenger side lower control arm. what could it be thats causing this to show up on my lca?
     
  6. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:18 PM
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    yeah, but could it be whoever changed my oil last's fault?
     
  7. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    u let other ppl change ur oil? hmm, but that wouldnt lead to a broken seal
     
  8. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    yeah i just take it to jiffy lube
     
  9. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    Clean it real good and wait. If it hasn't been all that long ago since you had your oil changed it could just be that they spilled oil when removing the filter.
     
  10. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    yeah its been about 2 months :/

    that was my thought, but then its still so wet looking.. shit this is not good
     
  11. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    how did yours happen?
     
  12. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    Naw dude.. It can look wet looking for a long time. Seriously Clean it real good and check again in a couple weeks. Even if it is a leak you will be able to see where its coming from. Provided its small enough to not splatter all over the place again. You take it to the dealer and they will replace the seals even if it doesnt need it just to rip some money out of you.
     
  13. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    ok i will try that, thanks
     
  14. Oct 1, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    chris4x4

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  15. Oct 1, 2009 at 4:05 PM
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    fire it up crawl underneath and see if you can find anything.

    note* make sure the emergency brake is on and wear safety goggles
     
  16. Oct 1, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    I know... I dont know how
     
  17. Oct 1, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    You cant follow that sweet ass write up I made???
     
  18. Oct 1, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    I would but with the write up comes that killer disclaimer. :D.


    I suppose i should try that next time
     
  19. Oct 1, 2009 at 4:25 PM
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  20. Oct 1, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    oooo good point
     
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