Oil leak
2000 Ford Fiesta manual

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patto
Driver
13 points

Problem added: Apr 23, 2008 (13 years ago)
i notice the other day i had oil leak coming from the transmission unit next to the clutch housing at the front of the car any ideas where is might be coming from and could it be serious also i use to have acar mechanic called pops any idea if he is still in newark

Car details
Car: Ford Fiesta
Variant: manual
Model Year: 2000
Category: Leaks & Noises
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thomkas_cars
Legend
1,056 points

Apr 23, 2008 (13 years ago)
could be either the engine oil seal that is located behind the flywheel or the transmission seal but either one of these will require the gear box to be removed for inspection have a look to see if there is a rocker cover oil leak that might be leaking and running down in to the transmission
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dj dave
Driver
49 points

Apr 24, 2008 (13 years ago)
hi patto
you need to find out whether it's engine or transmission oil leak. the latter can be recognised by it's strong smell ( that's assuming it's not an auto transmission )as you don't say.get back if you want more help. regards dj dave.

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