88 Subaru Loyale DL – Oil Gusher!

88 Subaru Loyale DL – Oil Gusher!

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There comes a time when you have to admit to yourself, your car needs some expert help. In this case, it took the customer dumping close to two quarts a week of oil to notice the red flags! Oil leaks are not a big deal, but they can turn into one if you let it persist.

How you ask? Well, let me show you…

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See the prehistoric layer of oil that engulfs the entire under body of the car? This is a big sign that the engine had not only been gushing oil, but had been doing it for quite some time. The problem isn’t the mess-

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The problem comes when there is so much fresh oil all over the motor, spotting the oil leak is like finding a needle in a hay stack!

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But, its a good thing we’re experienced with these things. Our mechanic Tim spotted the driver side cam seal leaking… amongst other things..CAM00146

In the end, we did both cam seals, and a front crank seal. The oil damaged the timing belts on this car, so we replaced those as well.

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Back together again. No leaks. Happy car, happy customer!

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By | 2014-02-17T04:38:22+00:00 February 17th, 2014|Subaru Repair|0 Comments

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