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Oil leaking from back of engine

I have a h22a4 with a oil leak on the back of the engine under the manifold. I'm just wondering is this diffidently the head gasket or could it be something else?
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Re: Oil leaking from back of engine

impossible to say

it can be also oil filter
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Re: Oil leaking from back of engine

There is a thread for oil leaks. Seek and ye shall find!
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Re: Oil leaking from back of engine

Oil cooler O-ring. Happened to my lude, oil light came on and freaked me out. check by the filter. It will leak like a faucet
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Re: Oil leaking from back of engine

I too had the same thing. On mine it was the rear main seal.
Only a $700 repair job if you don't know how DIY. I don't have a
lift or very many proper tools.
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Re: Oil leaking from back of engine

most likely is the big o-ring behind the oil filter housing.
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Re: Oil leaking from back of engine

All these answers are good, but with out seeing it, none of us can give a definite answer.
Please snap and upload a pic, and we can all be a bit more helpful !!!
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