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Old 03-31-2012, 07:37 AM   #1
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Unhappy Minor oil leak + Traction light on

Hey all

Always been a reviewer and this is my first thread in this forum. I've started having some problems when installed the below listed items and need some pro advise.


1. Pfadt Sport Sway Bars
2. Drop Springs from PFADT
3. Pfadt Rear Trailing Arms
4. Pfadt Solid Subframe Bushings
5. Pfadt Poly Differential Mounts
6. Pfadt Camaro Control Arm Stiffeners
7. GM Performance Oil Pump

Can anybody point out reasons for why there is minor oil leak and traction light goes on from time to time. when I start racing and the light goes on, i tend to ignore til i turn the engine off and on again then the lights are off.

but i'm feed up and taking my car to the workshop today, but thought will drop a thread to have some hints where to start looking.


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Old 03-31-2012, 09:11 AM   #2
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First, welcome to the Camaro 5 forums! Couple questions, when you race are you holding the traction control button down for at least 7 seconds to turn TC off, and where is the oil leak coming from?
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:56 AM   #3
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Wellcome to C5!

Did you get an alignment after installing all the suspension goodies? My guess is the oil is leaking from the oilpan from when the oil pump was installed
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:59 AM   #4
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It's probably an oil pan leak. Nine had a leak and that landed up being the problem. Took it to the dealership and got it fixed. Good luck
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:58 AM   #5
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First, welcome to the Camaro 5 forums! Couple questions, when you race are you holding the traction control button down for at least 7 seconds to turn TC off, and where is the oil leak coming from?
hey mike Thanks really learnt so much from here.. usually i don't turn the Traction off.. the leak runs down between the gearbox and the engine area... i can see the trail but couldn't determine the cause.
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:59 AM   #6
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Did you get an alignment after installing all the suspension goodies? My guess is the oil is leaking from the oilpan from when the oil pump was installed
true that what i thought as well... might needed an alignment.. the car at the workshop checking it now.. will check suspension goodies
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:10 PM   #7
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There is a problem with the oil pans leaking on the V8s, its not rare, thats for sure
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