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hi i notice recently i have a small oil leak coming from the engine sump, nothing major but does drip when engine is warmed up, tried various liquid metal solution but to no avail! does anyone know if this is an expensive repair to have fixed? thx andy

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The cost will depend on where the leak is exactly. It could be the seal between the sump and the bottom of the block, cost negligible (new gasket & sealer), round the bolts, again same thing, round the drain plug, could be nothing other than re-tighten could be threads have failed & need heli-coil, could be a crack in the sump, cost shouldn't be too bad, but does need a specialist ali weld, so probably

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