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Oil leak on a 2006 VW Jetta 2.5L. Recent crank position

Oil leak on a 2006...
Oil leak on a 2006 VW Jetta 2.5L. Recent crank position sensor replacement due to car losing power. Now it keeps power but oil light comes on. Changing oil now to see where leak is.
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Do you notice any leaks towards the top end of the engine?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
In the middle of the engine it is still wet

The way it is leaking around the transmission and at the starter hole indicates rear main seal leak.

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That is the timing chain compartment.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Ok just one of a few places I've seen oil

I will recommend to fix the timing compartment leak first as it can leak and cover the bottom.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Ok, before rear main seal replacement?

Yes.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Just by changing the oil and driving how will that affect the engine, before the seals are changed.

As long as the oil level is good you will not have any issues. By the pictures you sent, it looks like both the leaks are very slow and not immediate. But if it leaks everytime you park then you might wanna get them fixed ASAP.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks, ***** ***** the coils for oil, and none was on them. I pulled one of the coils outside of its sheath. Can I put it back in and put it back on the spark plug without problems?

Yes. Just make sure it is tight and does not have space for spark to escape.

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