why would a cam seal go on a 2003 envoy with only 118000 kms on it

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Asked by Apr 08, 2008 at 06:42 AM about the 2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

why would a cam seal go on a 2003 envoy with only 118000 kms on it.. looking to but this one at a used car lot but the cam seal is gone on it . they are willing to repair but this concerns me as to why this would happen.,

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Not unusual for any car. The cam seal is just an oil seal, and can go at any time really. May have sat around a lot and developed a depression in it which was aggravated by use.

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