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Old 03-02-2019, 09:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Where the arrow is pointing, what is that? I have a slow oil leak coming from it and need to know what it is and if there is a gasket I need or what. I skimmed through the manuals and couldn't find anything mentioning it.
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Where the arrow is pointing, what is that?
I was just under mine and noticed the same odd shaped thing too. I would like to know too.
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Old 03-03-2019, 12:20 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That is the drain for the IMA motor case.

If you have oil coming from there, then either your rear main seal is failing, or the oil pan is leaking in that same area.

The rear main seal is a job that requires removing the transmission and unbolting the IMA motor to gain access to the back of the engine.
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What is the red glop and wire going into the bottom?
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What is the red glop and wire going into the bottom?
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Looks like a heater pad to me.
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I pulled the picture from google because it was too dark to get one of mine, so i'm not sure what the guy was doing with the red stuff. Anyway to confirm if it is the main seal?
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Pull the transmission. Are you losing a LOT of oil?
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And what is that pan in the back with the rear cat busting through?
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Old 03-03-2019, 05:48 PM   #10 (permalink)
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If you take those two bolts out and the oil is coming from inside the 99.9% main seal.
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