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Old 12-02-2005, 10:44 AM   #1
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Default Cam seal leaking oil. Again!

Does anyone know how involved this would be to replace the cam seal on the passenger side?
It's been to the dealer twice for the same problem but mods are holding me back from taking it a third time and I figured I'd see if anyone has done it.
I'm pretty good with a wrench but I'm not comfortable tearing the actual motor apart.
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Old 12-02-2005, 02:43 PM   #2
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Oof be prepared to take off timing belt, cam gear and the valvecover/cams/cam holders to get the new seal in. It will take you a few hours I'd say.
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Old 12-02-2005, 03:51 PM   #3
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If it's started leaking twice then I would think you have a bearing issue with that cam. The cam must be wigging up and down causing the seal to leak. Just replacing the seal with a new one is not going to resolve the issue.
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