Hiya, my Astra has had an oil leak for ages. So today I decided to find out where it's coming from.
I found that the alternator has a small hole the size of a match head on the back side where the Vac Pump is attached. The oil leak is from this little hole actually on the body of the Alternator which does look like a manufactured hole, I loosened and then tightened the 3 bolts holding the Vac Pump in place Although the leak is not from there. But 2 minutes after starting the engine the oil just keeps leaking out of the Alternator - Does this mean I need a new Alternator or does the Vac Pump have a gasket/seal that needs replacing?
Thank You for any advice
have the same problem?
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 AT 6:37 PM