Engine Oil Leak Form Pump Seal on Subaru Forester

The leak may develop from the oil pump seal. Our technicians prefer to use thread locker when replacing the seal to prevent the bolts from becoming loose again.

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Average mileage: 170,000 (170,000–170,000)
Engine affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder
5 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002
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2001 Subaru Forester - 2.5L 4 Cylinder 170,000 mi,
Just had a major repair to my engine, started with a small oil leak and in the end it was from the oil pump