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Horrible Oil leak

Hey guys, I have a bad oil leak by number 5 on the exhaust manifold, thke rocker box is clean and from my understanding there is no oil on that side. Its from the head down. Thanks and any advice is appreciated

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Do you mean its running on the the exhaust manifold? Probably a valve cover on #5 or #6. Check those first

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It isnt leaking there
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If it for sure isn't from the valve cover then about the only other thing it could be is a head gasket or cracked head.
You should have oil in your coolant then also.

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oil out tailpipe

I have the same problem on a 95 12v bad oil leak out he exhaust. No oil in coolant, no coolant in oil?? Turbo just replaced. cracked head? or gasket? sounds like it is running on 5.....? I'll check compression next.

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On mine it turned out to be the gasket, I put a new oem one stock thickness an still did it, then put a fifty thousandths one an fixed it, there never was coolant in oil but slowly oil turned up.in coolant....dounle check everything first and good luck man
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my valve cover has everything covered, the injectors and the little holes next to them are filled with oil. that causes my oil leak

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