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oil leak from top of the v6 engine

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I appear to have an oil leak from the top of the engine (v6) i think it is from the front cam cover.   Anybody have experience of replacing this gasket, or any idea of a good place to take it to be repaired in the Dorset area?

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hi i had the same problem on my V6, i had oil leaking from front and rear covers. the oil leaked onto the exhaust manifolds. bought the gaskets at my Local toyota dealer. word of Caution, the Lexus RX300 intake gasket does not fit, when i  replaced my gaskets, i replaced the spark plug gaskets and Spark plugs all in one go as it is quite a mission to get to the rear cover. just check if the bolts on the tappet cover is tight, when i started i saw that mine was all loose, hence the Leak. 

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Oil leak could be signs of a blocked pcv valve. I have a video of this on my channel.  Usually accompanied by crap mpg. Smell of burning oil or petrol fumes in cabin. Takes 15 mins to fit. Costs 20 pounds.


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