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      11-08-2012, 09:40 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Three_thirty_I View Post
If your valve cover gasket is not leaking, next thing to check is the filter housing gasket - coincidentally right above the water pump...
Well I can tell you its not the oil filter housing gasket. I replaced that last year:-) As for the valve cover gasket, I do see some weeping on the passenger side of the engine by what looks to be some kind of electrical plug/cable (valvetronic motor harness maybe). I am going to have to remove the upper engine bay cover to see further back. After I got home and parked the car, I turned the engine off and popped the hood. I did not smell any burning oil. It would seem that being on the incline caused the issue?
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