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#770349 - 20th Feb 2013 6:01pm small oil leak
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We have a small amount of oil being left on road asked person we bought van off did he have any ideas & he rang the garage where he got all work done on it & he said its probably the sump seal with having new oil in it & its easy to fix ? anyone no how much it would cost to get done its a small vauxhall combi van thanks

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#770368 - 20th Feb 2013 6:50pm Re: small oil leak [Re: dodie]
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Just need to drop the oil and put a new seal on it,Is it from the plug only being a little bit of oil.

Send me a pm if you want it doing.


Edited by vw_kyle (20th Feb 2013 6:52pm)

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#770479 - 21st Feb 2013 12:26am Re: small oil leak [Re: dodie]
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Can I just mention that combos suffer with corrosion on the oil sump.

You may need a new one, Kyle can advise you of this, it can be expensive for a new one but there are plenty of second user ones out there that will save you a lot of money.

Also if the garage (or whoever) have cross threaded the sump plug it would of needed rethreading, if not done correctly that would lead to slow oil disposal and will need correcting.

I'm presuming it is an old shape combo.

I can recommend Wirral spares for the sump.

Good luck.

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#770535 - 21st Feb 2013 10:50am Re: small oil leak [Re: _Ste_]
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Thanks everyone for your help much appreciated

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