Is it coming from the oil cooler? not by the monitor. 2 weeks later I check again. They think main seal. Continue with Google. who has been doing your oil changes? The mechanic also mentioned that there was an oil leak in the transmission. While on ramps there was no leak. So snug up the filter and dry it off. 20+ members. Same oil drop. I wonder how many ST owners have this problem. Changed the filter, started the car, spot reappears. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 17 of 17 Posts. We’re the premiere Ford Focus ST forum with discussions on the 2013+ Focus ST. Join the community and see the latest news, photos, videos, classifieds, reviews, events and more! but only when the engine is running. This video shows how to fix minor oil leaks in a 2016 Ford Focus ST 2.0L 4 Cyl. When its parked it puddles under the passenger side next to the exhaust. Done AFTER the oil is changed it will come on "late" by the amount of use between change and reset. Normal mechanic found the leak. I have a ford focus hatchback 2007 and when it rains water leaks into the trunk. The highest point of oil that I could see was about halfway down the filter, and covered the entire bottom of the pan. or sign up with email Home. I couldn't find anything from uptop and have no car ramps yet to get under. So I loosened and re-tigthened the filter. Doesn't look like the cam sensor is the cause. I comes down on the left hand drivers side and ends up into the well where the extra spare tire sits. How does the dip stick area look? I've been working 12s every day and can't get it in until then. Continue with Google. Now a oil leak has developed above the oil filter. 20+ members. However, after a long spirited drive I saw oil on the turbo banjo bolt. How long have you had the car? At first I thought nothing of it since it had just had an oil change. Who knows maybe I'll help you out. Is it coming from above the filter? Slight oil leak detected towards front end of engine at first oil change. In 1 month it has come to the Min mark. Camshaft oil seal failure is not uncommon on the five cylinder Focus ST engine. Nowhere near that bad. Started the engine. Yes I do all of them. I was about to change my oil to some lovely amsoil today, but when I popped my hood I noticed oil around the right side of the engine. I just did it. So forgive my ignorance but if you look at the first pic I posted..what is the silver thing attached to the right side of the engine? Under engine cover also coated with engine oil residue. My car isn't in the garage so hopefully it comes out ok with the flash. If in my professional career as a certifying aircraft engineer I grounded every jet for every tiny oil leak then nobody would have gotten anywhere. I replace the filter, same drop. Continue with Google. I am not a mechanic,am just saving money anyway I can. the oil cooler is what the oil filter attaches to. Extremely low oil levels can critically damage your 2016 Ford Focus ST 2.0L 4 … Mine is a '14 Canadian Spec in the US ? It is not coming out of the valve cover. Drewster said looks like a seal between the camshaft and vacuum pump. Pull the engine cover and look at your can sensor. Are there lines under there that rot or crack or just deteriorate? I have officially HEARD THEM ALL now!. They found that the leak was coming from that allen head threaded plug in the engine block that is very near the turbo oil supply line. I took it to the dealer and they tolled me it was the gasket from the oil return line on the turbo. I have noticed that it is leaking oil as my mono-blocks have a fair bit in it. Hmm food for thought @lucky phil!! This isn't just a barely there light coating of oil covered in dirt. I've been doing my own changes for a long time now. Its not oil she said,. I ended up tightening about a 1/3 of a turn past hand tight. Next change by time/miles only, def. In some spots it's pretty thick and still clear. So for once the focus needs some TLC, usually this car gives me no issues but its about time it did! VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Ninja ZX-25R Forum NEW! Do you do all your own oil changes? Once again under general driving no leak, but after some aggressive driving the leak was back. Drivers side oil leak... Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 6 of 6 Posts. I just got a call and they said the tech couldn't reproduce the noise and the Oil leak is normal. They pulled the oil filter housing to do the job. It goes into ford tomorrow morning. Dealer replaced oil return line and new washers. The spot reappears. Good Morning, I got a Ford St 2006, iam getting abit of a oil leak when i drive it slow, leak is much more when i drive the car hard. Initial repair was ensuring bolt was tight and replacing 2 washers. This is on different cars. If not Ford, going to be hard to convince Ford to do a warranty claim on something that they didn't cause. Always was hesitant to assume that and try every possible way but who knows. JavaScript is disabled. The dipstick is clean and was not pushed out. The contact also mentioned that the clutch had to be replaced twelve times since the vehicle was purchased in 2015. Join now to ask and comment! Reset of the IOLM starts it's record of use to determine when it should be changed again from zero. Has anyone had this problem with such a new car ? Ninja ZX-25R Forum NEW! Took vehicle into Ford dealer for above complaint, was informed that engine had lost oil due to leak and had comtaminated its clutches (even though it is an automatic, it has 2 clutch discs) which caused erratic performance and required … I'll try to take a video of the leak. If I recall it looked ok. any suggestions? VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. or sign up with email Home. Looked again and saw it there. .. if not, go back to Ford and say, the work you did don't fix the leak! I was about to change my oil to some lovely amsoil today, but when I popped my hood I noticed oil around the right side of the engine. That's fascinating. Continue with Facebook. I'm going along with the game to start off. That's what I thought too at first. exact location of said "drop" coming from the filter? What filter? I've gotten a pretty decent oil leak on my 03 SVTF. Actually it will have to be tomorrow for that picture. No leak from the timing chain cover, banjo bolt, head gasket or the turbo oil feed line. The main pool of oil seems to be coming from between that and the engine. Is that the vacuum pump? Focus RS TroubleShooting. Have had the car since April 2017. are you lubing the oil filter o-ring. Thanks guys. As this whole assembly is enclosed in covers, the problem may not become immediately obvious. and it is not firing on #4 cylinder. Never had a drop of oil. Quick update video on the warranty work I had done on my ST and a quick nature walk to see the ducks. Turbo using stop leak. Crossing fingers.. maybe maybe it might just fix the leak.. (i know i know but don't hurt to think that way!) It seems like if you even ever so slightly over tighten it, it'll leak. I just fixed my oil. THank you FORD!. The oil color looks like gearbox oil (red) ... Ford Focus ST Forum 62K+ members. This isn't just a barely there light coating of oil covered in dirt. Music: forrestdel.bandcamp.com I've been getting the same issue. So replacing a fog light bulb I discovered that there is a drop of oil on the oil filter cap. We’re the premiere Ford Focus ST forum with discussions on the 2013+ Focus ST. Join the community and see the latest news, photos, videos, classifieds, reviews, events and more! Forums. As you can see this is at the bell housing to gearbox joint. Snugged up the filter and wiped off. Im not sure what else, but they did have to change the oil for whatever they did. I suspected the oil leak was a faulty filter so I changed it and it still leaks. The … Join now to ask and comment! I leave at 5am so there's no traffic and I just putt into work. Oil Leak - posted in Focus ST Mk2 Non Technical Discussion: Hi, I just picked up my new Focus ST-3 on Tuesday and it's done 100 miles. The drop reappears. So upset to find a oil leak from the brand new mustang. Kawasaki IKON Forum NEW! For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Are you over lubing the oil filter o-ring? Hopefully it was a random defect and doesn't pop again from irregular pressures in the line. They have the car so i can't really dig into it. Run the engine. Within a few days it was back in the shop for oil leak. Minor oil leak. When this happens engine oil will leak down the front of the engine and also contaminate the timing belt. You get the picture.. In some spots it's pretty thick and still clear. Its booked into the dealers on Monday so hope its still OK to use over the weekend ... Ford Focus ST Forum 62K+ members. JavaScript is disabled. It is a serious leak, I can not see what would be there to leak. HELP and thank you There are no obvious signs of a leak. Focus RS Garage. The vehicle was towed to dave sinclair Ford (7466 s lindbergh blvd, st louis, mo 63125) where it was determined that the clutch failed and needed replacement. It absolutely did not leak prior to repair. T ... Ford Focus ST Forum 62K+ members. Oil Leak Hi everybody, the car is going to the dealership later today, but does anybody know what could cause an oil leak around the pan and filter? Doesn't look bad enough to be a pressurized leak, More oil was pooled up this morning after my 18 mile drive to work. I'll take another pic real quick. But it is towards that side of the engine. Join now to ask and comment! It is dripping down onto the exhaust by the firewall. Mine leaks, and so do a few others I know about. or sign up with email Home. Continue with Facebook. 20+ members. you replaced it so I cant imagine you have two bad filters. I somewhat traced it to the oil filter. The car was on ramps. Continue with Facebook. 3rd oil leak Third oil leak. I have no idea where how it enters. Plus I'll be able to report back here and add to the community knowledge. Might make it easier to see. B ... We’re the premiere Ford Focus ST forum with discussions on the 2013+ Focus ST. Join the community and see the latest news, photos, videos, classifieds, reviews, events … My car seems to be consuming Engine Oil (5w 30 Semi Synth) quite quick, I topped up exactly a month ago to the Max level. I think main seal would drip out the bottom and not the side. Maybe check the stock pcv valve... 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