Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Small Chassis Trucks > Crossovers
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Crossovers Edge, Taurus X, Freestyle, MKX, Flex etc.

Flex engine oil leak

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 08-23-2010, 04:42 PM
Joks79 Joks79 is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 48
Joks79 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Flex engine oil leak

I had my wife's car in for an alignment today. I rarely drive the Flex. I got a call from the dealer about an oil leak. They couldn't find the source, but the pass side of the engine is covered with oil. The put the dye in the engine to find the leak. Is there a common area(s) to look? It is a 09 Flex AWD with 39,500 miles on it. We purchased it used with 35,950 on it from a Ford dealer.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-26-2010, 06:45 AM
Joks79 Joks79 is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 48
Joks79 is starting off with a positive reputation.
The dealer hasn't found the leak yet. They clean up the oil and let it run in the shop and they don't see anything. As soon as they drive down the road it coats the passenger side of the engine and firewall, hood, etc.

Any ideas?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-01-2010, 09:40 AM
Joks79 Joks79 is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 48
Joks79 is starting off with a positive reputation.
They found the leak. The problem was the O-ring on the camshaft sensor on the front bank of the engine.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2010, 09:40 AM
 
 
 
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help find the leak smallello 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12 07-12-2014 07:50 PM
oil leak pushingxthexedge 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 1 02-16-2008 06:19 PM
Flex Fuel Engines gottagetaranger 3.0L V6 10 09-06-2003 09:49 PM
Aerostar Exhaust kky 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 2 06-28-2003 08:12 PM
Aerostar Exhaust kky Aerostar 3 02-21-2003 06:25 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Small Chassis Trucks > Crossovers

Tags
2007, 35, duratech, engine, flex, ford, leak, leaking, mkx, oil, problem, suggestions, truck

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup