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Hi All , Looked but couldn't find similar oil leak problem on here . OK so I think I over revved the engine the other night , but it could be unrelated . Anyway now when the engine running there is a bad oil leak ( dribbling rather than dripping ) .It's only seen from below engine not from under the bonnet . It comes from somewhere above the sump cover and in front of the Oil Filter ( Checked and its tight ) . Can't see exactly where the source is . Ideas please .Thanks.
 

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Could oil filter housing seal. You cant buy them seperatly but fortunatley for me i had an old solenoid thermostat for an 07 astra H lying around in my yard. Took the seal off it and made it fit. My oil leak as gone :)
 

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The o-ring (seal) sits nicely inside a groove round the inside. I removed it with the manifold/ downcat still intact but its a pain. I waited til my next oil change to repair it.
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