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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 28th, 2012, 08:37 PM Thread Starter
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2003 Cooper S oil leaking

My Cooper S (2003) with 138,000 miles developed a oil leak.

Does it look serious?

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Can't really tell from those pics, but it could be a number of things.

Thermostat, most likely, will need replacing.

One of the engine gaskets, could be an easy fix or could need replacing.

Nothing life threatening but could be a few $$$$


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Bit difficult to tell from those, the position of the drip is not necessarily where the leak is, the oil will just run to the lowest point that side.
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I cant see any leak from the top. Can it be the drip pan gasket?
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