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Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:54 pm 
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just a minor question i have an oil leak comin from under the p/s bracket somewhere. but its only leaking when the engine is running. my question is . is it safe to start and run the engine for about 30 seconds with the belt off... ie no water pump, a/c alt, p/s etc

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:05 pm 
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never mind. got tired of waiting for answewr. just took a chance

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:35 pm 
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i may be ya powersteering switch that is a common fault.

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:41 pm 
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nope its engine oil. i found what it was it was coming from the chain adjustment all fixed now

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:58 pm 
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that happened to me once in my old EA, i undid it then didnt seal it right, cruised off, started pissing oil onto the alternator! which buggered it of course.
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Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:12 pm 
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yea mine was just building up on top of the front side of my water pump then dribling down onto the cross member

 

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