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Old July 28th, 2019, 13:22   #1
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I was starting the process of changing some filter this afternoon and noticed some substantial leaks of sorts. Does anyone have any ideas of likely culprits from these pictures?

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Old July 29th, 2019, 07:55   #2
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Substantial? I didn’t see anything to worry about.
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Old August 1st, 2019, 16:09   #3
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I'd just keep an eye on the oil level. Looks like it might be dripping from the EGR valve. But don't think I'd be overly worried based on the photos. Good luck figuring it out!
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Old August 12th, 2019, 16:50   #4
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My BHW leaks WAY more oil than that (like several drips on the driveway each day) and the oil level hardly even moves. I wouldn't be concerned about it.
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