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Leak up front on 340k powerstroke late '99 f250. Sorry, oil

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leak up front on 340k...
leak up front on 340k powerstroke late '99 f250
JA: How old are the hoses? And what driving conditions do you most often encounter?
Customer: sorry, oil lreak
JA: Are you fixing your F250 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, just looking job over and getting prepared
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: had oil cooler replaced within 10,000 miles.
Submitted: 23 days ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 23 days ago
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Hi. Welcome to chat! My name is ***** ***** I am currently a factory dealer auto mechanic. I will attempt to assist you with your concern today.

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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 23 days ago

A lot of times leaks in the front are from the oil pump resevoir gasket if the leak is up higher. If the leak is lower it could be the cam sensor.

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
Thanks, I'll go look at the cam sensor. The hpop has dry hoses, but I do have a valley leak
Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 23 days ago

Ok your welcome. SOunds good.

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
Just looked a cam sensor - dry. Only oil is below balancer on front cover and oil pan. just hit with boatload of brake cleaner
Customer reply replied 23 days ago
block is dry above crank in front.
Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 23 days ago

CLeaning it off is your best bet and see if it may be from the oil pan or front cover

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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 23 days ago

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