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roadrat

roadrat 1/28/2013

2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 6 Cyl 3.0L

Engine

Small patch of motor oil on top of air filter

Is that from a gasket leak

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Jimm

Jimm 1/28/2013

Usually, the oil patch is due to the PCV system and small filter located inside the air cleaner box - being saturated with oil. Simply replace the small PCV breather filter foam piece (usually less than $2.00) with a new one.

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