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Have any of you guys dealt with a oil leak on the passenger side seems to be getting all over my alternator

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Yea ... The gasket within the the VTEC solenoid has gone bad. Easy fix. There is a third bolt. You took a picture of two. Pull all three out and you are at the gasket; the whole solenoid will come off. You can feel your way from the front and pull the bolts off or do it it from where you are.


If that isn't it check your valve cover gasket. It should be residue right at the gasket. But this picture is screaming VTech gasket. 馃憣馃従
Bottom left gasket****
Bottom left gasket****
Bottom left gasket in the picture****

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Yea ... The gasket within the the VTEC solenoid has gone bad. Easy fix. There is a third bolt. You took a picture of two. Pull all three out and you are at the gasket; the whole solenoid will come off. You can feel your way from the front and pull the bolts off or do it it from where you are.


If that isn't it check your valve cover gasket. It should be residue right at the gasket. But this picture is screaming VTech gasket. 馃憣馃従
alright, ill get on that ... thank you!
Check your valve cover and other seals right above it. With that much fluid it shouldn't be hard to miss.
Check power steering pump it sits above the alternator mine leaked ay 145,000 miles on 2006. $350 to replace with labor.
Did you ever get this issue fixed? My alternator looks exactly like yours!
I'm also battling a leak with a small amount of oil flying around from the belt. Changed every single gasket, oil pressure sensor, oil pressure switch along with the o-ring. Brand new timing chain cover installed. The cover is not leaking. I did see residue coming from behind the Crankshaft Pulley. I was ruling it out seeing how the timing cover is new but that can't say it's not defective. Gonna inspect the car today (Feb 26 2023) and see if the seal is the culprit.
I'm also battling a leak with a small amount of oil flying around from the belt. Changed every single gasket, oil pressure sensor, oil pressure switch along with the o-ring. Brand new timing chain cover installed. The cover is not leaking. I did see residue coming from behind the Crankshaft Pulley. I was ruling it out seeing how the timing cover is new but that can't say it's not defective. Gonna inspect the car today (Feb 26 2023) and see if the seal is the culprit.
Any luck on what it was? Having the same issue unfortunately
Any luck on what it was? Having the same issue unfortunately
Mine was the timing chain cover. Resealed it on the weekend and now is proper
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Mine was the timing chain cover. Resealed it on the weekend and now is proper
Nice man! Mine happened to be a crankshaft pulley seal leak and I resealed it. Hopefully that will do
I've been battling this issue since November. Its been a bit it cold to really get in it but finally got to it and it feels great not to see oil drips on my driveway. Still keeping my fingaz crossed
I've been battling this issue since November. Its been a bit it cold to really get in it but finally got to it and it feels great not to see oil drips on my driveway. Still keeping my fingaz crossed
I hear you man I鈥檝e been buying the wrong parts for a whole year hoping to stop the problem and it seems that鈥檚 what it was the whole time. Took me about 1.5 hours to deep clean the engine bay and the underneath with a a pressure washer, looks brand new tbh
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