oil leak - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 07:42 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: nw corner of wash. state
Posts: 96
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
oil leak

Got a 96 7.3 ps 5-speed. Got a leaking rear seal Ithink, Any easy way to fix other than removing motor
garyeco is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 09:31 AM
Premium Member
 
ryandamo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 1,205
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
they rarily leak from the rear seal, start from the top and work your way down, check to see if the turbo is leaking from the bottom, if not it is more than likely one of the high pressure oil rail plugs leaking on the back of the motor, I dont have picture and they are kind of hard to get at but if they are leaking you will see them,


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2016 F450 6.7L XLT 4x4Dump, bone stock
1994 F250 7.3L XLT 4x4 ZF5 , Centurion, 4" Lift, 6637, Gulf Coast Bypass Filter, Big fuel tanks, dana 60 swap, No longer dually
1997 F350 7.3L XLT 4x4Dump, E4OD, 4 in exhaust, TS 6 position, 3/8 Trans line+external filter
2013 Scag Turf Tiger 61" 1.1L Caterpillar Diesel
1960 John Deere 440 Backhoe 2-53 detroit
ryandamo is offline  
post #3 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 09:37 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
JJFLASH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: unvrhrdofit, SK
Posts: 7,214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 49 Times in 48 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 104 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
x2. Way more things prone to leaking up top but they all run down the valley and down the back of the motor so diagnosing can be sort of tough.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

-JJ-

Mine - 94.5 F250 ZF5: Basics w/a few extras, DIY bumper, steps and exhaust, AFEII, D60, PMF 2.25 RSK, V-codes
Hers - 04 GM 2500 CCSB 4x4: LB7, EFI Live by KW, 2" Lift, MBRP 4" dp back
RIP 15/08/23- 98 GM 1500 ECSB 4x4: 6.5, straight pipe, K+N filter, 495km w/original pump, trans & t-case
JJFLASH is offline  
post #4 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 09:46 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
bucwheat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Evans,Ga.
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I have a small leak with my 97 maybe 3 or 4 drops a week,I just put a piece of carpet under the truck to keep my Drive way clean.

1997 F-350 CC Dually
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Power Hungry performance chip. DIY air intake ,4" Diamond Eye exhaust, Trans temp gauge,Pyrometer gauge
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
10,000 Lb. Warn Winch, 1 million candle power auxilary lights,black heavy diamond plate bumper/brushguard
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
bucwheat is offline  
post #5 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 09:57 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
JJFLASH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: unvrhrdofit, SK
Posts: 7,214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 49 Times in 48 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 104 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
There's actually a Ford service bulletin that states "when a minor leak is discovered, place 3' x 5' piece of appropriately absorbent material under the motor of the truck while parked on good concrete until such time as the minor leak becomes a flow. Then fix it."



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

-JJ-

Mine - 94.5 F250 ZF5: Basics w/a few extras, DIY bumper, steps and exhaust, AFEII, D60, PMF 2.25 RSK, V-codes
Hers - 04 GM 2500 CCSB 4x4: LB7, EFI Live by KW, 2" Lift, MBRP 4" dp back
RIP 15/08/23- 98 GM 1500 ECSB 4x4: 6.5, straight pipe, K+N filter, 495km w/original pump, trans & t-case
JJFLASH is offline  
post #6 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 12:08 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Western Montana
Posts: 288
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by bucwheat View Post
I have a small leak with my 97 maybe 3 or 4 drops a week,I just put a piece of carpet under the truck to keep my Drive way clean.
Spoken like a Harley owner

Brian

'96 F250 SC, 7.3, 4x4, E40D, and it's red... and white.
retmotor is offline  
post #7 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 02:45 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: nw corner of wash. state
Posts: 96
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for the advice. I steam cleaned the motor today and finally found the leak by the turbo. Thanks again.
garyeco is offline  
post #8 of 9 Old 12-07-2010, 05:44 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
bucwheat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Evans,Ga.
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by JJFLASH View Post
There's actually a Ford service bulletin that states "when a minor leak is discovered, place 3' x 5' piece of appropriately absorbent material under the motor of the truck while parked on good concrete until such time as the minor leak becomes a flow. Then fix it."

They made a mistake JJFLASH,it's supposed to be a 3 1/2' by 5' piece.

1997 F-350 CC Dually
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Power Hungry performance chip. DIY air intake ,4" Diamond Eye exhaust, Trans temp gauge,Pyrometer gauge
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
10,000 Lb. Warn Winch, 1 million candle power auxilary lights,black heavy diamond plate bumper/brushguard
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
bucwheat is offline  
post #9 of 9 Old 12-07-2010, 12:13 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
JJFLASH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: unvrhrdofit, SK
Posts: 7,214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 49 Times in 48 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 104 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I must have missed the update


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

-JJ-

Mine - 94.5 F250 ZF5: Basics w/a few extras, DIY bumper, steps and exhaust, AFEII, D60, PMF 2.25 RSK, V-codes
Hers - 04 GM 2500 CCSB 4x4: LB7, EFI Live by KW, 2" Lift, MBRP 4" dp back
RIP 15/08/23- 98 GM 1500 ECSB 4x4: 6.5, straight pipe, K+N filter, 495km w/original pump, trans & t-case
JJFLASH is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome