View Full Version : oil leak?
03-08-2004, 04:06 PM
i open up my hood today first time in about 2 or 3 months to add windseild washer fluid and noticed oil on my hood. it looks like it was slatered from the belt. but i cant find oil on the block or anything. Any ideas about it?
03-08-2004, 04:08 PM
check power steering lines.
03-08-2004, 04:11 PM
Check power steering fluid.
03-09-2004, 08:19 AM
Are you sure it's oil, or is it just kind of oily wet? Check the power steering fluid level and the coolant level. Alot of times when the water pump starts going, it does the same thing.
03-09-2004, 11:20 AM
It could also be AC refrigerant oil leaking from the compressor...
03-09-2004, 11:21 AM
maybe water pump issues.
03-09-2004, 11:58 AM
you where right guys it is power stering fluid
03-09-2004, 09:11 PM
my car is the same and my power steering fluid is low where is yours leaking?
03-10-2004, 06:50 AM
I think they usually leak out the main bearing seal in the front. You have to replace the pump if that's the case. I've seen the high pressure line leak too, but that won't result in a spray pattern on the underside of your hood.
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