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    found a bad oil leak under the car took engine splash guard off only to find there is a 10mm hole where there should be a pipe i guess at the back of the block just above the sump just left to the alternator no idea what should be here but no pipe to be seen any ideas i have looked for some diagrams of the back of the engine but to no joy so need my car back on the road liveing in no mans land aint fun

    thanks guys in advance

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    This wouldn't be the oil filter drain would it maz????

    (Pic of rear of engine)

    1_9CDTiEngined.jpg

    Or could this be related to the pipes people have installed "Oil Catch Tanks" I wonder????

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...oil-catch-tank

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...oil-catch-tank
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    any chance u can get a picture of the hole/pipe?
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    Thanks hun will have closer look soon as i get back on my laptop

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma View Post
    any chance u can get a picture of the hole/pipe?
    Im going to jack car up tomorrow get some pics but from what i can see in the pic above it could be that in my welcome.post i have added whats happened might give u more info

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