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Old 2nd February 2012
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Default oil leak from the engine "front cover"???

So apparently the oil leaking from my car is from the engine "front cover". I was told that to fix this leak the engine has to be completely removed, which will cost a pretty penny.

Anyone had this problem? What does it take to fix a leak from the "front cover" of the engine? About how much should it cost?

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which engine?
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Front cover; meaning the head gasket or the valve cover gasket that was recently replaced? If it's the head try doing a head bolt re-torque on the head bolts this could solve that problem.
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Default Also depends on what is causing the leak

Worn water pump bearing have been known to let the pulley wander into the front cover and wear a groove all the way through. In this case you need to replace the water pump, and you can seal the front cover with JBWeld or similar product,
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