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1998 Volvo S70 Question: i have a oil leak on the front of the motor just under the bottom pulley.

 

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kennyking1, 2.3L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Boca Raton, FL, April 08, 2013, 13:49
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it is dripping oil if i look behind he right front tire behind the plastic i see two tubes or metal hoses just under the bottom pully i guess its the oil pump housing? i see that is where it is leaking from. what do i need to replace? is it just a gasket and how do i remove it or the easiestway to remove?is there somewhere that i can go to see the actual part and what it takes to repir. any help would be appreciated.

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, April 16, 2013, 08:08
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    This is your oil pump, and you can reseal it. The parts are inexpensive but the labor is not, you are looking at a 3-4 hour job, and you will want to replace the timing belt too, since it will be off durin this repair.

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