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Old 08-02-2013, 03:04 PM
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oil leak

waiting till monday when I have a day off to tear into her but I have a oil leak coming from the driver side looks to be coming from pretty high up on the motor and leaking down.. Just kinda glanced at it so far but does anyone have any ideas or know of problem areas around that spot ?
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Old 08-02-2013, 07:59 PM
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Check the oil dipstick tube. Have been several issues reported here about them having a pin-hole.
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I had a hood stack setup I made fer my 7.3 , but once the exhaust started leanin on my oil dipstick it would start leakin were the dipstick hooks into the oil pan.... I got rid of that stack... Much to my regret


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Old 08-02-2013, 10:08 PM
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Yea matted I have been reading about that tonight. A lot of people out there claiming pin holes in the tube causing oil to end up on the glow plug harness and then running down all over the bottom of the truck. I'm really hoping it is something easy and CHEAP to fix like that. That's is where it looks to originate from so hopefully that's it. Thanks
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:21 PM
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Better be cheap, you need that new mishimoto rad!

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Old 08-02-2013, 10:24 PM
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Isn't that the truth, still sitting in the shopping cart waiting for me to press the confirm order button lol!!
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Old 08-08-2013, 06:05 PM
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Check the oil dipstick tube. Have been several issues reported here about them having a pin-hole.
good call matted I appreciate it man..26 dollar fix dipstick tube was cracked at the upper mounting bracket.... I will post pics when I get back to the house. Thanks again!!!! Where you want me to send the beer to?? lol
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:58 PM
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Where you want me to send the beer to?? lol
.....just glad I could throw some useful info out there to ya!!!


I think shipping overseas might be a bit pricey...so, I'll take a raincheck right now and will hit ya up when I get back stateside!!
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:04 AM
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Here's one of the tube It's cracked right under the bracket
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:08 AM
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Don't know why I couldn't post two pics but here's the other
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