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jlocher1 08-30-2012 07:18 AM

2002 Grand Am 3.4 oil leak - steady stream
 
I got to work today (about a 7 minute commute) and when I shut off my car I noticed there was some smoke. I popped my hood and immediately saw oil all over my radiator fans. It appears to be flowing from a steady stream from the right side of the motor below and to the left of the dipstick (side facing the radiator fan.) The engine itself will start, but I of course will not let it run without oil. Are there any ideas of where this could be leaking at?

I had my Intake gaskets changed 2 months ago, but I doubt this could of caused anything.

Any info is greatly appreciated.

sleepyalero 08-30-2012 11:14 AM

have you pulled your dip stick out of the block at all? that could leak if its not in all the way.

unchained_01 08-30-2012 12:02 PM

sounds like oil sending unit leaking or somewhere around filter

jlocher1 08-30-2012 12:34 PM

It ended up being the Oil Pressure switch.... a $10.00 part almost blew up my engine. I am sure happy I caught it

sleepyalero 08-30-2012 01:15 PM

good deal.


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