Honda
Accord
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Oil Leaking from Top of Engine on Honda Accord

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The camshaft seal, located at the end of the cylinder head, has a reputation for failure on 1990-2002 Honda Accord four cylinder models.

This seal wraps around the camshaft to prevent engine oil from leaking where the camshaft exits the cylinder head.

Replacing the leaky seal requires timing belt removal, so timing belt and water pump may be recommended if your vehicle is near the service interval.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 172,500 (149,000–211,000)
Engine affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder
13 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
19 people reported this problem
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I have had this type oild leak until i got the 110k tunup,timing belt,tune up,everything that needed to be done according to manual was,now starting leaking again just about a month after replacing,so never did get fixed.Bob Colo