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I dont know if this is possible but if I were to say the oil is leaking from the front left of the engine bay when you stand in front of the car facing it, could anyone tell me what part they think the oil is leaking from?

If you hadnt guessed, i know jack about engines...

Thanks

Jay
 

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Oil cooler, or pipes between the engine and the oil cooler.. These rust, and are a common fault on the GTV V6. Is it definitely engine oil?
 

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cheers, just hope if that is the problem, its not pricey to fix (if not covered by warranty)
 

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If its just the pipes its not too bad, but the rust can spread from the pipes to the threads connecting the pipes to the cooler itself, and if these are no good then you have to replace the cooler. How bad is the leak?
 

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not that much, i put some cardboard under the car 2 nights ago and there is a small drop on there now, probably less than 1cm sq
 

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ok, taken the car to be inspected and the guy at kwik fit (know the guy there) and he said he recons its from the pipe connected to the power steering pump, he recons its a seal thats loose or something. he inspected all the main pipes and cooler said they are fine.

im gona pop to a local alfa specialist now i hopefully know its a small issue.
 
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