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Old 28-06-2019, 11:24 PM
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Ok so went to close my drive up tonight and seen all these black specs on the floor, touched it and felt a bit greasy. Upon looking under my car I can see it's wet under the drivers side front. Iv not long had new timing belt and water pump changed. But noticed over the past month when turning hard left or right it clunks under the drivers side. I though it was my cv joint (just what my boss suggested) but now iv seen the leak I'm pretty concerned. Its a mk7 ford fiesta 1.4 petrol. Might I just add this is my baby but it's started costing so much. Could anyone help in telling me 1. Is it worth fixing? 2. Expected cost? And 3. What is leaking. Pictures added.
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Old 29-06-2019, 12:20 AM
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This is not the best time to be asking if you are stressed. 1. No one can possibly say becuase they cannot see where the leak is coming from. 2. not possible to say. 3. not possible to say.

The pictures show nothing at all, only that you are leaking oil. The CV joint is easy to fix but it is not likley to break anytime soon if you drive it carefully. That can wait. The oil leak can be rectified by replacing any lost oil, but the pictures dont show where the leak is coming from.
If this occurred since the timeing belt was done, then take it back to the person who did the timing belt.

Other than that, you will need to find the source of the leak. and take a picture of that area so people can see the source of the issue.
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Bet someone's forgotten to put the crank timing hole bolt back in.
Or they did and forgot to tighten it.



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Originally Posted by focusv8 View Post
Bet someone's forgotten to put the crank timing hole bolt back in.
Or they did and forgot to tighten it.



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Or the cam cover gasket is now dribbling and running down the back of the engine.
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