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Old 10-30-2012, 06:08 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by mthurman View Post
Hi, I dropped by my Ford Dealer this morning just to see what was involved with them checking this out. I showed the pictures I took to a guy at the service counter. He said that they would need at least a few hours to diagnose. He also said that they would need to drive it and use dye to verify the leak. Anyway, I will have them look at it this week and report back the result. Thanks for the replies!

Matt
Dye? Really? I mean, that is an option for locating an UNKNOWN source of a leak, but, really, if the tech read the TSB 11-12-13, and verified that the substance is oil (dark brown/black like your photo, not honey brown/redish which is simply undercoating), its obvious where the oil leak is coming from.... good luck.
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