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2001 hilux 2.4td pickup dripping engine oil from towards front

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2001 hilux 2.4td pickup dripping engine oil from towards front of engine
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  indy-tech replied 2 years ago.
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If you are dripping oil from the front end of the engine then the most common issue is first the main crankshaft seal then the Cam seals .
If you see oil coming from the front.

If this is the case and the timing belt is contaminated from engine oil then this must be replaced , remove the timing belt cover and inspect .

Other possible location for oil at the front is the front half of the oil pan gasket leak .

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

If it is one of the seals you suggested what would the repair scenario be, that is how big a repair job is it?

Expert:  indy-tech replied 2 years ago.
Hi Ian .

This would be a 3.5 hr job X the shop hr rate so if its 50 pounds then this will be 175 quid.
plus parts .
Have the timing cover removed first to be sure this is in fact the problem with the crank seals .

Rgds Greg

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