Has any V10 owner experienced an oil leak in the valley of the engine? Both times I've been in there trying to track it down theres a large pool of oil under where the alternator sits. I've replaced just about every oil orifice I could think of in there. I'm wondering if anyone knows if the seal where the alternator gear meets the engine block could cause this? If so is it even replaceable with the engine in the car. It looks like I could get the gear off im just afraid it may mess up the timing pulling the bolt out. The seal is like 30 bucks at the dealer but he asked the technicians and none of them had any idea about changing it. In the picture its the pully gear that mates with the rubber coupling coming off the alternator. Any advice would be appreciated. I'll also be posting a DIY in the near future of walnut shell blasting these nasty looking intake ports, every single one of them has probably an 1/8" of carbon build up on the ports and valves and its causing me to have misfires and horrendous fuel economy (at least im hoping so).
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