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Q: Oil leak in front seal

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I have an oil leak in front seal.

If one of the engine’s front oil seals are leaking, it will likely need to be replaced. Depending on what specific seal is leaking, this may require disassembly of the engine’s valve cover, or perhaps removal of the crankshaft pulley. As these repairs require the use of special tools and chemicals, I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, determine the exact location of the oil leak, and replace the necessary oil seal for you.

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