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Old 11-05-2008, 09:12 PM
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Well, here we go...Just about after a full 2 weeks of ownership, my '01 A8L has an oil leak! I put a piece of card board under the front part of the car and it looks like a few drops (no more than 15 per night) are appearing by the driver's front corner.

The question is, are there any likely culprits?
 
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Old 11-05-2008, 11:27 PM
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It might also be handy for you to know that the belly pan isn't installed on my car...
 
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Old 11-06-2008, 07:30 PM
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Belly pan doesn't matter, finding an oil leak starts at the top of the motor. Start your search with a flash light and a small mirror (if you have one) and look under the valve cover for any oil leakage. If none is there work your way down the block and try to verify what area of the engine its leaking from, then i can make an educated guess or lead you in the correct direction.
 
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:27 PM
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Excellent!! I'll see what I can do between this weekend and next!
 
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Old 11-10-2008, 01:19 AM
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Sound so interesting. Very nice advices. Good luck mate.
 
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