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I went to look at and drive a 95 F350 7.3 4x4 today and while it drove great, what I discovered was something that looks like the oil pan was wet with some sort of oily fluid...I assume oil. I don't know the anatomy of this engine yet but i looked from underneath and it was just AFT of the front axle and was around where a pulley/belt comes down to the bottom of the engine. Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Perhaps a picture of a similar truck from underneath that I could point to? I didn't see any drops on the ground, this whole thing was just real wet. Thanks guys.
 

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you need to find out what kind of fluid it was. it is a 14 year old diesel...remember that lol good luck
 

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Could be oil but could also be fuel. Find out what kind of fluid!
 

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yeah if it fuel you could try to tighten the fuel filter that might be it. what ever it is start from the TOP of the motor work down.
 

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Did you check up top to see if possibly the HPOP reservoir seal is leaking? Oil pan leaking anywhere?
 

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I have a 97 that leaks 2 or 3 drops a day,has for years,I just put a small piece of rug under it so it don't mess up my driveway and let it go,probaly something simple ,just don't have time to check.
 

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1. locate the leak. This may take some time and a little detective work. Follow the wet spots.

2. Decide if you can live with it. I have several and for now they are tolerable. Eventually, I will have a reason to pull the engine and then I will reseal it from top to bottom.

3. If you can't live wth it, post location info and we will try to walk you through.
 
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