rollingthunder1994 Posted July 21, 2005 Report Share Posted July 21, 2005 Hey Guy's, Hope everyone is in good health. I had an oil leak on the passangers side right under the timing chain cover for about a year now. It's not a bad leak. I get a drip when the engine is turned off and starts to cool. Today i decided to take it to get it checked. I took it to 5-different places that i know of 3-said it was the half casing. One would not touch it at all. The last one had his own little shop, nothing special just a basic garage. Well i started talking to him just to feel him out, after about 15-minutes of just talking about Caddy's he noticed a few oil spots on the ground. He pointed them out to me, I said i was aware of it, but could not afford what other mechanics and stealer (dealer) were handing me in prices. So he offered to look at it for no charge. He said he use to work on N* motors for GM. After he put the car on the lift he found that the oil leak is coming from the timing chain cover. For some reason the dampner Pulley is grinding into the cover causing the leak. He even showed me where the serpentine belt is not sitting in the groves the way it should. He told me if i buy the parts he would fix it for $350.00. Again if you don't know this engine or someone who does you can really get screwed. The timing chain cover Dampner Pully and Gasket set from Caddy $140.00 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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