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Oil leak from front of engine block ?Kompressor - 230k

Hey guys... after some help.

I seem to have developed an oily leak in front of the main engine block. Having no idea what i'm looking at can anyone suggest what this may be and how to repair? its dirty looking :crying:

Cheers Kayden
 

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Kayden, I can't help with the oil leak or kompressor issue, so hopefully other members will be along shortly to offer their help and advice.

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Hey guys... after some help.

I seem to have developed an oily leak in front of the main engine block. Having no idea what i'm looking at can anyone suggest what this may be and how to repair? its dirty looking :crying:

Cheers Kayden

Hi and welcome Kayden, looks like the crankshaft seal is also leaking as well, buy some gunk or jizer degreaser use a 1" paintbrush and work it into the black crud until it dissolves then wash off with low pressure hose, dry the area down with paper towels, then check for new leakage from both areas over the next week or two if its behind the crank pulley then new seal required, If its from the camshaft sensor then I have no idea, someone else will have the answer to that one.

Regards Stuart.
 

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Camshaft adjuster is leaking. You need to get this fixed as the oil will wick into the wires and to the ECU. In the USA there is a dealer fix and a patch that would prevent any future leak from oil to wick into the wires.
 

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Hey guys... after some help.

I seem to have developed an oily leak in front of the main engine block. Having no idea what i'm looking at can anyone suggest what this may be and how to repair? its dirty looking


Cheers Kayden

Hi and welcome Kayden, looks like the crankshaft seal is also leaking as well, buy some gunk or jizer degreaser use a 1" paintbrush and work it into the black crud until it dissolves then wash off with low pressure hose, dry the area down with paper towels, then check for new leakage from both areas over the next week or two if its behind the crank pulley then new seal required, If its from the camshaft sensor then I have no idea, someone else will have the answer to that one.

Regards Stuart.
Thanks Stuart... I'm gonna give this a go this afternoon and check throughout the week. I have suspicions she's gonna need a trip to the Doc's but at least I'll have a better idea of what it is. Update next week.
 
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