Leaking oil from jug

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Leaking oil from jug

Post by HomesteadSlide » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:21 pm

Bought my first boat a month ago, been out to camp one time and when I got back I noticed some oil residue on the rudders. Parked it in the yard and cleaned the entire engine, 2 days later I have oil coming from a jug running down the case and falling on the half deck, I got the correct wrenches and made sure all bolts were torqued to spec but they weren’t loose. The motor is an 0-360 lycoming with 25 hours on it after rebuild. Looking for some advice on whether to let it eat or have it looked at !
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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by Hambone79 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:21 pm

Where from jug could be valve cover , could be the o-ring on the jug to block , could be a cylinder separating


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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by Mossy Cypress » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:34 pm

My old boat with a 180 had a head separating which was causing a slow leak as you describe. I replaced the cylinder and that leak was gone, but that oil on the rudders was always there and just kept the bugs from sticking.....lol..

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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by Gary S » Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:27 am

Did it just start doing it? Did you take it out before with no oil problems?

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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by HomesteadSlide » Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:41 pm

It’s where it bolts to the block, I’ve only taken it out one time and when I got home noticed drops on the half deck. I just bought the boat.
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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by Gary S » Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:38 am

Sounds like whoever built it missed the o ring.

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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by HomesteadSlide » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:20 pm

That's what I'm hoping, an easy fix.
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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by Gary S » Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:02 am

Maybe maybe not. Sent my phone number to private number. Call me i'm in homestead too.

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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by boostedigo540 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:34 am

Could be the case o ring around the through bolt inside of the case

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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by kwanjangnihm » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:29 pm

not familiar with the O-360 but be sure it is venting ok and not building pressure in the crankcase
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Re: Leaking oil from jug

Post by HomesteadSlide » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:33 pm

Its definitely venting, it leaks even when just sitting in the yard. I'm thinking its the O-ring to the block
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