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Old 09-18-2010, 09:51 AM
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Oil Leak

Hey guys, I have a small problem. I'm getting an oil leak around the oil cooler, and I'm wondering if it could be the seal around the cooler that could be the problem or anything else? I'm not too tech savy, so I'm just wondering if you guys have had the same problem and know what could be the culprit. My car is a '92 w/ an H22A4 swap.
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Re: Oil Leak

The cooler seal is a good bet.
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Re: Oil Leak

pretty easy to change . i believe its a 27mm socket pull off the filter the nuts under there
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Re: Oil Leak

Oil cooler O-Ring. It's a notorious little bastard.
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Re: Oil Leak

Thanks guys, I just got it changed today...no more leaks so far!... I have another problem though. The car seemed to be laggy on my way back home. It's something that I have noticed before, but around that time I thought it was me. Like I feel as if I have to press the pedal almost half way to get the car to accelerate the way it normally does. As the car revs higher, the lag decreases and when it hits VTEC it all goes away. Any clue to what that is?
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Re: Oil Leak

I hate that O-Ring. It broke on me in the dead of winter in my H22A Accord. That cheeky little bastard.
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Re: Oil Leak

Do you have your ac on?
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Re: Oil Leak

Nah, I rarely use my A/C
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Re: Oil Leak

hows your gas mileage ? first id pull the plugs to see what they look like . if there not a decent clean color . id say your getting to much fuel . how many miles on the car ? ever put a new primary o2 on the car ? technically your supposed to change them at 100k . dosnt say it in the service index but if you look at what denso and bosch say they tell you to change them every 100k for maximum performance . ive seen swapping an o2 make a car come back to life more than once . also pop the dizzy cap and take a look at the cap and button . if you can see burns anywhere other than the contacts points prolly not a bad idea to swap those also . hope this helps
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Re: Oil Leak

The gas mileage isn't too bad...The car usually smells a bit rich, but it's just the fact that the car is cat-less. I just replaced my plugs, so that can't be the problem either. I'll have to take a look at the O2 sensor then, I mean the exhaust does have more than 100K on it, minus the swap. Hopefully that will solve the issue

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