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My mazda truck 01 V6 is leaking on the tension big bolt, my…

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My mazda truck 01 V6 is leaking on the tension big bolt

Mechanic's Assistant: How old are the hoses? And what driving conditions do you most often encounter?

My engine is new end the timming chain bolt lleaking oil

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I put a washer on it an still leak

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That it

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Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago
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Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

what is leaking oil or coolant

on the Drive belt tension er Big bolt correct ?

Please Let Me Know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
oil coming out of the big bolt and dripping on the exhaust
Customer reply replied 16 days ago
did i get charged for the call
Customer reply replied 16 days ago
where's the answer
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

no , i did not accept the call, not needed here ,

which big bolt sir ? THE DRIVE BELT TENSION-ER BIG BOLT

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
Rear engine bolt
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

CLICK ON LINK TO OPEN UP PDF FILE AND LOOK AT THE PICTURES I SENT YOU IN THE LINK THE FIRST 2 , 3 PICTURES DO YOU SEE The BOLT U ARE REFERRING TO ON PICTURE DIAGRAM

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
It’s on the right side of the engine
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

okay got u , right rear of engine but on the head or block ?

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Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

in the rear of engine there is no belt tension er

so are we sure on front or rear here ?

the tensioner in front is in picture i sent you

the rear ,that bolt will be a bolt on head or engine block

why was it take off , what were u try to remove ?

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
thanks on the head
Customer reply replied 16 days ago
Try to stop oil leak
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

ok head itself ,NOT VALVE COVER CORRECT?

IF ON HEAD YOU WANT BE ABLE TO STOP IT WITH A WASHER UNFORTUNATELY

WHAT IS MILEAGE ON IT NOW ?

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Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

I BELIEVE THE HEAD GASKET LEAKING Right side of engine from driver's view is leaking oil from the head gasket near the back of the engine.

AND DROPPING ON THE BOLT , THAT IS WHAT IS COMMON ON THEM ARE YOU SURE THAT IS NOT THE CASE

YOU TRIED CLEANING THAT AREA AND INPECT CLOSER

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
we put in a new crate motor . started to leak after awhile . changed the washer and still leak .is there a specific washer i need especially for that
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

crate motor ,why not send it back

best to send me a picture and i can tell you , u keep saying washer ,there is no washer that hold oil behind bolt , other than timing cover in front

or valve cover gasket on top of head

?

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
its a v6 sohc hrdraulic 4.0 chain tensioner bolt on the passenger rear of the engine
Customer reply replied 16 days ago
i put the gasket to stop the leak but it originally did not have a gasket
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

THERE SHOULD BE NO LEAKS COMING OUT ANY BOLT IN REAR

IF THAT IS CRATE MOTOR , THEN IT SHOULD ME WARRANTED

DID U GET A FULL BLOCK

BLOCK AND HEADS TOGETHER

DID U HAVE TO INSTALL ANY HEAD GASKET FROM ONE BLOCK TO OTHER

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Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

THIS THE TIMING TENSION-ER BOLT ?

WHY WAS IT REMOVED , DID NOT COME ON NEW ENGINE ?

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
it did and started to leak oil. tightened it but still leak . want to know what else can i do
Mazda Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 16 days ago

you get another one ,unless we have a thread problem where it goes in ,pull it out and insect threads first thing , if good replace it

if issue in housing then u send it back if it crate motor

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Customer reply replied 16 days ago
thankyou would you ask anyone of the other experts if they have heard of this problem and lmk asap thankyou
Mazda Mechanic: Daniel, Manager replied 16 days ago
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