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when i got back from my hols i started the car after it had sat for 2 weeks i never had a problem with the car before the hols so here is the problem.

i start the car as normal but start to hear knocking from the engine so i start thinking the worst, so i open the bonnet and i cant pin point the sound so i went to the bottom pulley that goes onto the crank i think as it sounded loud there, i sprayed some wd40 on the pulley and all was quiet well for a bit it came back later that day so i thought it might be the gearbox i looked under the car and there is some clear oil dripping from it not fast maybe every 10 min.

i changed the clutch cylinder 2-3 months ago and the box is sweet as a nut no crunching in any gear, i recorded the sound its making and would like to get some comments back from people that have had cranks and gear box's go please please please.

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What did your Uncle say?
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Are you sure it is oil dripping as it sounds like your waterpump to me. They tend to be noisier when started after the car has been stood for a while then quieten down after a few miles. Failing that it could be power steering fluid. Can you smell the fluid to see what it is? Gear oil will smell different to engine oil for instance.
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It sounds like gearbox oil, as it remains clear over time.
The gearbox will start overheating if it's low. Best top it up anyhow.

I can't access the sound file, but see if you can check the water pump bearings... does it wobble when the belt is off?
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