Engine Oil Leak Form Pump Seal on Subaru Forester

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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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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Just had a major repair to my engine, started with a small oil leak and in the end it was from the oil pump