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I have a oil leak above oil filter on 1990 Chevy astro van 4.3L V6

(1990 Chevrolet Astro)
in Seattle, WA on March 14, 2015
Right above my oil filter I'm leaking a lot of oil. I've had people say it's coming from what looks like where the engine mounts to the transmission. And also could be a o ring or gasket?
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on March 14, 2015
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on March 14, 2015
sorry...did I offend?
on March 14, 2015
Oh no.... Disappearing text.. Timed out!
on March 15, 2015
WOW , you ARE 'the magic man'!! L. O. L. .....
on March 14, 2015
Agree with #1 , but to this point , has anyone actually cleaned and dried it , then while watching , started engine and seen it leaking? Or has it all been guesswork?
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on March 14, 2015
Yes it leaks pretty bad I go about 46 miles from home to work and back and I have to put a quart of oil a day to make it there and back. I've had it cleaned and that's when I found out while getting y oil changed that it was leaking from right above where the oil filter is placed.
on March 14, 2015
That sounds like it shouldn't be to hard to spot , like I said , gotta be clean and dry and watching the area BEFORE it is started and oil is all over everything. Pushrods suggestion (answer#1)using UV DYE would be best. .... .....
on March 19, 2015
I had to put 2 gaskets instead of one and that stop the oil leak. Its above where the oil filter screws in. Its something like 3 bolts or maybe 2 but I had to put an extra gasket in it. I just took a gasket off a oil filter and fits about perfect. This part is above where the oil filter screws on and it has gaskets in it and some of them crack.
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