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rocker cover oil leak?

holdencallous

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Hey guys, so I recently got a series 2 VX commodore with 271xxxkms on the clock, as I was warming it up today I whacked on the fans because it was hot, it’s been turned in for about 4-5 minutes and I see a light smoke coming out of the vents which smells like burnt oil. so I turn the car off and pop the bonnet and there’s a noticeable amount of light smoke and burnt oil smell coming from the passenger side headers, I’ve read about rocker cover leaks and I’ve seen they normally only start smoking when you’re a bit into the drive, this started smoking within 4 minutes. Could it just be a really bad rocker cover leak and if not what else could it be?
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You need to clean it all up properly with a cloth and then watch for a leak.
 

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This is how bad the leaks are btw, passenger side looks like it’s pissing out from what I see, the driver side is leaking in the red circle
 

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Just need some new gaskets mate piss easy job to swap them out
 

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Yeah just need new gaskets the gaskets are cheap and easy to put in.
 

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As above with the gaskets.
 

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That's a sadly neglected engine, hope the rest of the car is better !!!
 

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That's a sadly neglected engine, hope the rest of the car is better !!!

I never liked to mention that, but seeing you have.....IT'S DISGUSTING.
Clean it up O/P, and make a proper job of it PLEASE.
 
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