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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-20-2012, 11:33 AM Thread Starter
 
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common oil leaks on 4.6l's?

well i started to install my body lift last night and i noticed that the back and side rails of my oil pan are damp with oil it never leaves a spot in the driveway and is never low on oil. its not dripping wet just damp just wondering if anyone else has had any oil leaks with these motors i really hope its not the rear main.

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Probably not rear main seal. Sounds like weeping a bit on sides and pulled back by gravity.

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back of the valve covers have had weeping issues a new gasket has fixed others but most leave it unless it gets real bad



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