Oil leaking dont know where

vmanoke
Enlisted
Posts: 5
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:20 am
Car Make: vw
Car Model: polo classic
Location: soweto
Contact:

Oil leaking dont know where

Postby vmanoke » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:35 am

Good day

My polo classic has been leakkng non stop. We changed the sump even the seal there by the crank shaft. But its still leaking.

Please help /advise where can it be leaking. Its costing me by always pouring oil .

turbowheelchair
Cadet
Posts: 155
Joined: Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:25 pm
Car Make: Volkswagen
Car Model: Golf MK5 2.0 TFSi
Location: Durban
Contact:

Re: Oil leaking dont know where

Postby turbowheelchair » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:21 am

clean the motor and then wait for it to leak and find where its coming from

User avatar
Jetta2
Field Marshal
Posts: 13672
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2006 12:32 am
Car Make: VW, VW, Aprilia
Car Model: Mk2, Mk3, Aprilia Tuono V4
Membership No: 1087
Location: Menlo Park, Pretoria
Contact:

Re: Oil leaking dont know where

Postby Jetta2 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:24 am

Get some decent engine cleaner like Prepsol and clean the motor.
Then start the car and see where you can see where the leak comes from.
1989 Mk2 Jetta 2.0 8V-T
1996 Mk3 Golf VR6
2013 Aprilia Tuono V4 APRC

caddy club
Cadet
Posts: 715
Joined: Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:50 am
Membership No: missing
Location: Jhb
Contact:

Re: Oil leaking dont know where

Postby caddy club » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:28 pm

why did you change the sump or you taking about the sump gasket

maybe the intermediate shaft seal is leaking

I also second the engine was to do first and there after it would be easier to track down oil leaking problem
Caddy Club 1.6 carb 1998 model

Return to “N/A Engines”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], Yahoo [Bot] and 20 guests