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Old 10-07-2010, 09:28 AM   #1
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anybody have any oil leaks on ss model pics now on.

just wondering if anyone was leaking any oil .im leaking at the oil pan seal
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:33 AM   #2
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I tightened all the oil pan bolts and a minor drip drip went away. 3 bolts were loose.
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:36 AM   #3
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Pretty common problem with the ls3.
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:44 AM   #4
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Not me, but I have heard of the oil cooler leaking.
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:50 AM   #5
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I smell oil sometimes when I park after a hard run in the heat, I found 3 drips on the garage floor, one after storage, then really random two more times.

I just hit 5000 miles so I will look close while doing the first oil change.
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:52 AM   #6
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Oil cooler leaked on me. Been and shop and fixed.
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:52 AM   #7
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i also have 5000 miles
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:57 AM   #8
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talked to service manager about changing the oil pan seal .it takes about 5 hours to do. they need to take off the front bumper and lift the engine and support it and what ever other shit ,this is a big deal to change .im not digging this .im tring to pull up the bulletin on it .its on gm globel just waiting for friend to send it .
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loose bolts are the cause seal is fine, imo. Always have to be careful not to induce a bigger problem then what is already occurring. Try torquing the oil pan bolts, takes 10 minutes.
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Old 10-07-2010, 10:11 AM   #10
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loose bolts are the cause seal is fine, imo. Always have to be careful not to induce a bigger problem then what is already occurring. Try torquing the oil pan bolts, takes 10 minutes.
is this something i need a lift for or just jack it up .also do you know how many lbs of torque for these bolts and how many am i looking for thanks .
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Old 10-07-2010, 11:36 AM   #11
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yes..whole pan is leaking- all bolts are tight...(there's no TSB for this condition yet just block porosity @ rear case) if you find the info on Global, mind passing it along?
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Oil cooler leaked on me. Been and shop and fixed.
Same thing here about a month a go ...
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Have not had a problem yet, only 2500 miles but I'm going to be changing my oil again. I will check the bolts.
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Old 10-07-2010, 01:01 PM   #14
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i tried tighning all bolts some where loose and still leaking .i added some pictures
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