crank shaft seal dislodged and leaking oil on 2003 Hyundai Elantra

What would cause this

by in Amelia, OH on October 07, 2009
1 answer
ANSWER by , October 07, 2009
Excess crankcase pressure due to a restricted PCV valve could cause this or a kinked or restricted PCV hose. if the engine crank "breath" it will develop pressure internally and cause several engine oil leaks. Could the seal just got hard and brittle due to age?