HAD LEAKING OIL PAN

  • Tiny
  • michaelmeredithroussel
  • 2003 Mazda Tribute
  • 85,000 miles

Had leaking oil pan. Got that fax then got a leak in timing belt cover. Now leaking out of head gasket.I think there is a pressure problem could someone let me know what it is

Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 12:53 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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If the head gasket is leaking, that is a problem. It will need replaced. As far as a pressure problem, check and make sure the PCV valve is working properly.

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:15 AM
  • Tiny
  • michaelmeredithroussel
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Leak is moving. I fix the leak in one spot start in another spot. Then another.

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:24 AM
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Thank u 4 helping

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:25 AM
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All this happen in 2 weeks time

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:30 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Check the PCV. It may be plugged.

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:41 AM
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Thank you for that. PVC valve cause pressure and make the engine leak

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:47 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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It is designed to suck out the pressure in the crankcase. So in theory, it could.

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:51 AM
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Thanks

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 1:55 AM
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Hope I helped

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 2:05 AM

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