Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Sump leak
#1
Hi Guys

Has anyone ever had any success filling pin holes in a sump?
I have 2 tiny holes right at the front that seep oil very slowly in my 2006 1.9D
Reply
#2
You can repair it but the oil causes a problem.It has to be oil free.There are compounds around for the job.Is a new sump horribly expensive?
Strawberry flavoured windows  Dodgy
Reply
#3
(28-05-2016, 03:59 PM)ron Wrote:  You can repair it but the oil causes a problem.It has to be oil free.There are compounds around for the job.Is a new sump horribly expensive?

Not horribly expenive, you can get them for as little as £30 but I just changed the oil today and another 5 litres of that would add another £20 to the price.
I have purchased some epoxy metal weld so i will see how I get on with it, only cost £2 so has to be worth a go.
Reply
#4
(28-05-2016, 04:27 PM)kluch255 Wrote:  
(28-05-2016, 03:59 PM)ron Wrote:  You can repair it but the oil causes a problem.It has to be oil free.There are compounds around for the job.Is a new sump horribly expensive?

Not horribly expenive, you can get them for as little as £30 but I just changed the oil today and another 5 litres of that would add another £20 to the price.
I have purchased some epoxy metal weld so i will see how I get on with it, only cost £2 so has to be worth a go.
You'll need to drain oil & clean metal well for the epoxy resin to stick,so why not go for the new sump? You can put the oil back in if its new,just keep it clean.Just my humble opinion.
Strawberry flavoured windows  Dodgy
Reply
#5
Agree with Ron!!
Reply
#6
Had that with my old combo,new oil change then sump decided to leak,replaced sump and just put the old oil back,because the oil was only about a week old,
Reply
#7
The holes are high enough up the sump that Im confident that I can clean all the oil and crud from the area enough to get a good bond so I will give it a go before spending anymore cash and get back to you all.
Reply
#8
Wash the sump off with some brake wash first
Reply
#9
Funnily enough i bought some brake cleaner this morning Wink
Reply
#10
If it's a steel sump with pin holes you'll be chasing them! It's rust and will just go somewhere else within months id bet! You'll have to drain the oil anyway, just catch it and put it back in with new sump, brake cleaner will seep in the holes and then dilute the oil on the inside making it thinner and more prone to running out, enjoy your fruitful task, this is one occasion where do a job once do it right is very applicable
[-] The following 1 user says Thank You to dumdum for this post:
  • ron
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
[-]
Welcome
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username:
  

Password:
  




[-]
Search
(Advanced Search)

[-]
Latest Threads
Abs Esr esp problem
Last Post: Zion
Yesterday 11:55 PM
» Replies: 7
» Views: 638
Key fob programming help
Last Post: Zion
Yesterday 07:26 PM
» Replies: 24
» Views: 24991
Berlingo 2007 - Anyone got plans for a camper un...
Last Post: Lysen
Yesterday 07:03 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 384
'Airflow higher than recommended'
Last Post: Zion
Yesterday 01:10 PM
» Replies: 21
» Views: 1584
Does my car have have a DPF
Last Post: Zion
Yesterday 01:06 PM
» Replies: 7
» Views: 453
Another Adblue question
Last Post: Zion
Yesterday 01:03 PM
» Replies: 11
» Views: 1880
M59 ECU swap
Last Post: brajomobil
Yesterday 11:08 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 823
Missing options
Last Post: Trevor
Yesterday 09:34 AM
» Replies: 11
» Views: 1298
Hello,
Last Post: Zion
24-05-2020 11:43 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 1090
Help! No lights on dashboard 2003 Berlingo 2.0Hd...
Last Post: Zion
24-05-2020 11:35 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 618

[-]
Recent Visitors
Locations of visitors to this page