Mechanics

OIL LEAK FROM PLATE ON FRONT OF THE ENGINE

1995 Jaguar XJ6 • 216,000 miles

I have a 95 xj6 and on the front of the enging there's a triangle plate held on by 3 bolt and it leaking oil when I removed the plate it looks like there was bolt there but the head broke off should I be concerned? And what is causing it to leak is there a seal there or somthing


thanks in advance
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Dillonj177
April 24, 2012.




Take a picture?


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Fixitmr
Apr 24, 2012.
Sorry about the 3 week late reply but heres a pic


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Dillonj177
May 6, 2012.
Sorry if i'm late to see this but I see no pic?


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Fixitmr
May 8, 2012.
Ok it's up now but really dark!


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Fixitmr
May 9, 2012.
Yah too dark to make out. Shine a bright light on it.


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Fixitmr
May 9, 2012.
First thing tomorrow I'll take a better pic but on a different forum someone told me that it was the intermediate shaft and that there's a seal for it but know one know the procedure to change it and I've been doing a lot of research with no success. Do you know anything about this?

P.S. Its starting to squeak from that area so I don't really drive it as much


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Dillonj177
May 10, 2012.
Is that a 6cyl 3.6?


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Fixitmr
May 10, 2012.
You can get an auto stethescope (harbor freight $5) or make your own or use some tube/wand to listen for the position/area of squeak. Probably not related to leak? You could pull cover off and look to see if seal is there or cover just needs some silicone sealer to stop leaking.


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Fixitmr
May 10, 2012.
Ya imma pick one of those up and its v6 4.0
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Dillonj177
May 10, 2012.
Here's a little video I made thought it might be better than a picture

http://youtu.be/VhaMrR-VptM


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Dillonj177
May 10, 2012.

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