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#1 gwhite73

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 12:29 PM

Hi

i took my 2010 1.4tdci Mk7 in for it's third service recently and was told they had spotted an oil leak.  Apparently it's from a washer of some sort, but i've now been told it's in an inaccessible place and they'll need the car for 2-3 days as the "engine needs to be stripped down"

 

Any idea what part they might be referring to?  I've not seen any leaks under the car

 

cheers



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#2 neps

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 01:08 PM

Usual spots for oil-leaks.

 

Oilpan gasket

Crankshafts oilseal.

Drainplug.

 

The only place there is a washer here is the drainplug, but that will NOT take 2-3 days to fix. More likely 15 minutes.

If they need to strip down the engine, Im guessing its the oil seal.




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