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Oil leak on start -30 C start up

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by SaskRider, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. Nov 23, 2010 at 11:14 PM
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    SaskRider

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    After starting up in -30 C this morning, I came home to see a big oil leak on my driveway. There's oil all under the driver side but can't tell where it came from. Other than the oil that's dripping off the under side, it doesn't look like it's still leaking.
    Any ideas?
    Confused in Canada
     
  2. Nov 23, 2010 at 11:20 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    pics or more info????
    is it motor oil, tranny, diff ????
     
  3. Nov 23, 2010 at 11:58 PM
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    x2!

    You gotta get under more and find that leak.
    Have you checked your dipstick for the engine oil level? I'd start there and work on to other areas. Are you sure it's oil and not something else?

    If you can't find it, try taking it in if it's still under warranty.
     
  4. Nov 24, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    Definitely oil. Dipstick was low, but altogether it looks like no more than a 1/4 to 1/2 a litre was on the drive way. Since last night its dripped a bit but just lloks like the oil that was all over has dripped off.
     
  5. Nov 24, 2010 at 11:18 PM
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    Did you find out where it was leaking out from?
    Might be a good idea to snug up some of the bolts that hold up the oil pan.
     
  6. Nov 25, 2010 at 10:17 PM
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    Good news/bad news...I took it to the shop and there doesn't seem to be a leak anywhere. All the fluid levels are good and it's not dripping after it's cleaned up.
    Thanks for the feedback.
     
  7. Dec 5, 2010 at 12:52 PM
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    maybe i got the same problem, my rack is bad and it fills up the plastic boot with power steering fluid and only when it fills up it will leak out of the boot cover. i stop driving it or wont turn as much and it will stop leaking check your power steering system.
     
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