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95 psd oil leak

i have seen discussion about rear main seals on obs powerstroke being rare. mine is a 95 and it looks like a rear main but cant tell. any suggestions on where i can look to find out where the leak is coming from if it is not the rear main? and how easy it might be able to fix? thanks
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Check the valley of the motor and see if there is any oil up there first. If there is its possible thats where the oil is coming from.

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yes there is oil there. any ideas where it is coming from?
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Is it puddled up pretty good? If it is more than likely its leaking from the hpop or high pressure oil pump near the front right by your fuel filter, or from underneath the turbo from the turbo pedestal orings.

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i was told by a local diesel shop it was probably from underneath the turbo. are the o-rings hard to change? your'e knowledge is much appreciated
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Its a bit of a pain as you need to lay up in the engine compartment to remove the turbo. Here is a writeup for you to look at OBS turbo removal/installation tips

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alright. thanks for your help on this.

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Hello,

I have an oil leak, there is no oil in the valley!

I was told it was the rear main, but after looking at the info here I think it might be something else.

What could it be if there isn't any oil in the valley????

Please help

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