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Old 03-30-2005, 01:06 AM
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Crazy oil leak under air filter, non-turbo

I have looked at tons of threads about this, but they all seem to deal with turbo models.
There is a lot of oil leaking from under the air filter, can someone please point me in the correct direction for info on this?

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Old 03-30-2005, 01:25 AM
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Is it just the oil seperator leaking? Perhaps a bad o-ring on it or the grommet where it goes down into the oil pan is bad?
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Old 03-30-2005, 04:25 AM
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there is a black hose that goes underneath the air filter.. its a breather hose if im not mistaken.. check if it may have been dislodged.. had than happen to my 300 NA... i simply placed it back.
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Old 03-30-2005, 07:01 AM
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put screw down hose clamps on that hose and replace the large rubber seal from the housing to the manifold, that stopped the leaks on mine.
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Old 03-30-2005, 07:28 AM
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Sounds like it's leaking from the breather hose, you probally need to replace the rubber elbows connecting it to the manifold. Mine had a very bad leak before I replaced them, now it's just a minor leak...
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Old 03-30-2005, 09:04 AM
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Could be a torn vacuum pump diaphram. When mine tore the last time, it pushed a bunch of oil through the hose that connects to the top of the air cleaner.

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