I am starting to hate my van now

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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I brought this ford connect over a year ago, the last 3, 4 month my van won't stop leaking oils. I took the van back to the mechanic 3 times to get it fixed but it keep leaking oils on the road, My neighbours now making comments to me '' Do you know your van is leaking oils Dave'' No sh*t Sherlock!

    The thing is I don't know what to do, the road where I parked is black covered in oils. I gonna struggle selling this van.
     
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  2. Damo

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    I'd try a new mechanic for a start!

    Where is it leaking oil from ?
     
  3. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    According to the mechanic the gear box
     
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    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I can't keep afford going back or to a different garage in hope they fix it
     
  5. Damo

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    Well if the gearbox is leaking you may be able to add something to it to seal any leaks from seals. I used some stuff on an older gearbox and it stopped a leak.
     
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  6. StorminNorman

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    Had this issue on my Celica and fixed it with tightening few bolts on the gearbox - it was repaired at some stage before and mechanic forgot to tighten them. Remember to top up the oil!
     
  7. Clisty1989

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    K-seal??
     
  8. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    trouble with oil leaks is u fix one then a nother springs but this is usly on old engines , usly gear box dont leak if they do its usly the drive shaft seals wich is a easy fix it may also need to steem clean the bottom engine splash cover as it probly has pools of oil every were ? ur engine may even be no longer leaking oil it could just be the botton enging splash cover?
     
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    tench0771 Grand Master
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    i wouldent add k seal m8 as could clog something its for ur water only to fix rad leaks or the banger boys use it if they blow the head gasket to get the car throu the next race
     
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