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Developing a darn oil leak!

It seems to be coating that front part of the frame.. the huge i-beam looking thing that U's down in the front part of the motor. I've been noticing it spotting up my driveway since this morning after I get back from a drive. Any clues? All I can see is my front U-beam coated and it looks like its all forming the drip in the center of it. I'm not terribly happy about this....
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Sounds like the front crossmember... check the oil cooler on the driver side.

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Ok I'll check that out. Any other ideas? Is that a common leak-point?
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check behind the crank pulley/balancer. if it is grimy and oily chances are it is your front seal or the o ring that seals the oil pump to the front cover. about $40 in parts and 4 hours to do.

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Ok good deal thanks man. I'll report back with answers.
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