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Old 03-24-2016, 09:12 AM   #1
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Help! Major oil leak! No CEL only Oil light at idle

Hi guys im new to the forum and im having a rather baffling issue here, My 99 9-5 2.3t seems to be leaking a massive amount of oil from the driver side bottom of the engine, it looks as if it is leaking from the oil pan seal near the transmission side, but only when the engine is hot. When cool it doesnt seem to leak much of anything which has me quite confused. There is no CEL either, just the oil pressure light and that only illuminates at idle. It also doesnt seem to be running rough either and has no odd sounds, I will atttach some pictures of the area, thanks in advance for any help, ive read everything i could on this issue from this forum and im still stumped.
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Old 03-25-2016, 07:52 AM   #2
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Moved to correct sub-forum.
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first of all do not drive the car if the oil light keeps coming on. this means that you have 8 psi of oil pressure or less. which is insufficient pressure and your engine will fail.
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Old 03-31-2016, 01:59 PM   #4
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Okay so i just changed the Oil pressure sensor according to the CEL, and now i have no lights but still getting an oil pressure light at idle and only when the car has been running for 45 minutes to an hour.


Also its not leaking nearly as much oil since changing the sensor, just some drops here and there but still coming from the same area.

And it does have a pcv update but i dont believe it is current. With that being said what could be the cause and where should i begin?
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Old 03-31-2016, 02:53 PM   #5
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Time to pull the oil pan down. Don't run it until you do, sump is probably clogged. No idea about the leak, but fix the oil pressure issue first.
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Old 03-31-2016, 09:25 PM   #6
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Thank you for the help much appreciated ill start there!
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