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1996 Geo Metro Question: oil leak



Visitor, 1.0L 3 Cylinder, Agra, KS, October 16, 2010, 15:54

i had a bad oil leak after shuting the engine of so i replaced oil pan gasket.then it stopped. now from the belt pulleis im getting major oil spray. im wondering if its a the seal behind the harmonic balancer or if it is cam seal dont know much about this car

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    October 16, 2010, 21:12

    Well, you need to remove the timing cover and look. Anyway, if it leaks to the timing belt it's a problem, since the belt can slip.
    Make sure the PCV valve is in good condition. When it clogs it creates high crank case pressure, therefor oil leaks. The PCV valve is an inexpensive part, so if it's dirty just replace it.


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