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Old 15 Sep 2011, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Oil leak

Hi all,

My 1994 wrx sti v1 has developed an oil leak on the passanger side. It leaks when the car is parked up and i assume it leaks when being driven. Both rocker cover gaskets are due to be replaced as they are leaking, but would this cause a small puddle to develop on the ground when the car is parked up??

If u look under the car you can see oil dripping off a suspension component
But iam not sure what is above this area that could be leaking

Please help
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Old 15 Sep 2011, 06:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Oil leak

could well be, get that fix then see
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Old 16 Sep 2011, 04:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Oil leak

i buddy give it a good clean and look... def rocker gas
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Old 23 Sep 2011, 11:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Oil leak

Both rocker cover gaskets have been replaced and leak on passagner side still present. Smoke present on driverside since gasket changed due to oil spilling on exhaust during gasket change!!!
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Old 28 Sep 2011, 08:51 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Oil leak

When I rebuilt my engine had the same problem with some aftermarket rocker cover gaskets, same problem with oil dripping on exhaust and creating smoke, only noticeable when driving and when exhaust was hot... solved changing the aftermarket gaskets for original subaru... not 1 drop of oil spilled!
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