Engine oil leak?

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icrman
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Engine oil leak?

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The good old 93 legacy, JDM 2.0 replacement engine has a leak that looks like its on top the RH bank (passenger side) under the intake manifold, and leaking down that side. Its been so long I forget is the oil sender in that area? Or is the normal problem head gasket related?

Okay figured out where the oil pressure sensor or switch is. Its not leaking. Checked around the top seam area for the head gasket leak, nothing pouring out, so if it leaks its slow.
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Re: Engine oil leak?

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Power steering?

In my experience oil (of either type) tends to pile up on the top left of the block and not really have anywhere to drop to so even tiny leaks look a lot bigger.
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Re: Engine oil leak?

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If you can get a hold of some degreaser and a pressure washer that would be the best thing to do first. Get the engine cleaned up a little bit which should help you pin point where the leak is.
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Re: Engine oil leak?

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If it was power steering, that would be empty. Yeah will clean it at some point. No big rush deal right now. It looks like there maybe an oil feed hole up top for the head so likely the head gasket.
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