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oil leak

  1. L

    Hells delight trying to seal sump plug, help needed!

    I have been trying to stop my sump plug from leaking oil since I changed it, I have used a new round profile copper crush washer and origenly torqued the plug to 20 N/mm2, I cleaned the sump and left it a few days. I came back a few days later and there was oil on the sump plug and visable oil...
  2. R

    Clio 2003 oil leak need help to tell me what I am looking at

    I got this clio 2003 1.4 and the is oil all over the place Above the gearbox and under the gearbox but I don’t think it’s as your main seal I just cleaned it before I looked up the forms need some Advice what to replace change
  3. B

    Mystery oil leak in my first and new car :(

    (Photos attached) Alright guys I’m new to and new to the roads. I managed to buy a 2006 clio campus sport 1.2 16v (75 hp) with 49K miles on the clock, great condition. Everything is mint and mechanically sound or that’s what I thought until maybe 4 days after driving it I started...
  4. F

    Clio 182 FF can't find where my oil leak is from

    Hi ! First off, i'd like to clear the fact that i am in no way a technician and i dont even have no tools, i think christmas is gonna be time for me to invest haha. So i noticed a couple of weeks ago that my car has been leaking oil, when the car is resting in the garage.. Probable one or two...
  5. Alzatar

    Blue smoke from tail pipe + excessive positive pressure at oil cap + electronic fault light + dash warning light

    I defer to the wisdom of the forums. Just about ready to blow my brains out. So, I recently got my hands on a Renault Clio III 1.5dci 68 - my friend overfilled the oil by half a litre and all hell broke loose. He got in a mood with it and sold it to me. Initial symptoms: * P0670/$07E8 -...
  6. H

    Oil leak from the back on the block

    Hello all, My Clio 172 is in need of some love. It’s leaking a little bit of oil. It’s only a few drops on the driveway a week but still a concern. I’ve had a look underneath and there seems to be fresh oil around the exhaust manifold gasket which has seeped down onto the o/s driveshaft and...
  7. A

    DCi daily love affair

    Hi all, hope I'm putting this in the right place this time ?. just wanted to say hi and start a thread about my daily which was saved from the scrap yard in the sky and now under "project" status. Roll the clocks back to October and my other half came home from work with tales of been given a...
  8. SophOwen

    Oil loss

    Hi guys So I have a 2004 1.2 16v dynamique and I've done just under 2000miles in it. Not long after getting it, I done an oil service on it. I know I put in the correct amount and have checked for leaks. I've lost around about 2ltrs and had to top it up last Friday, checked it again this morn...
  9. JKC172

    Random oil on hub and wheel

    I recently changed my OS front hub, bottom ball joint and driveshaft on my 172. Both hub and driveshaft were second hand. The ball joint was new. The driveshaft was in really good conditions and not apparent leaks from any of the boots etc. The hub was a little dirty/rusty.. but cleaned up okay...