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      Oil leak between pan and tranny housing

      1.6 2012 auto. 3 weeks of ownership today and started to smell burnt oil. 67,000 kms only

      After a lot of searching I found some fresh oil between the tranny housing and the oil sump pan. Just right at the bottom in between. Could this be a leak from the oil pan gasket? Hope its not the engine rear crank seal.

      Is this a common issue? Surprised to have a leak on a low mileage engine.

      Thanks in advance



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      Welcome to the Forum, Brit01 - can you take a picture and post it by chance? Did you check the oil filter? I once had a loose oil filter and when the oil leaked it ended up there.

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      Quote Originally Posted by northguest47 View Post
      Welcome to the Forum, Brit01 - can you take a picture and post it by chance? Did you check the oil filter? I once had a loose oil filter and when the oil leaked it ended up there.
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      Hi

      Many thanks for your help.
      attached is a photo of the oil leak. Seems to be coming from within the connection between the sump and tranny housing.



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