Oil Pump Drive O-ring May Leak Oil From Rear of Engine on Chevrolet Malibu

An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 170,000 (170,000–170,000)
Engine affected: 3.1L V6
7 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu - 3.1L V6 170,000 mi,
not fixed yet...leaks oil all over the place.