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Oil Leak from heads

Old 04-10-1999, 09:39 PM
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My Corvette appears to have a slight oil leak from the bottom of the aluminum heads. Is this common with 1987 vettes. I have sent my oil to be analyzed for antifreeze. I have an irritating oil smell but it doesn't seem to be using oil.
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Old 04-11-1999, 01:52 AM
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Glenn, you didn't say where from the heads but if it's at the rear, it's not uncommon for the intake manifold to leak there. A few drops of leaked oil won't be obvious at the dip stick but they can really smell when hot.
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