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Old 11-15-2012, 09:19 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by stevodotorg View Post

I did change the valve cover gasket 3 months ago, but shows no sign of leaks, is it possible something fell down in there during the process?
Unlikely a blocked return would cause this. You'd still get pressure to the bearing.

+1 on Zell's hypothesis of oil pump nut.

Gotta check all the others for pre-fail.

Last edited by Stinger9; 11-15-2012 at 09:20 PM.
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