my 99 eclipse gs is shooting oil out from the back of the block right after i rebuilt it where is the oil coming from?

Asked by Feb 24, 2012 at 11:10 AM about the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i just rebuilt the engine and it starts just fine but the engine oil will shoot out the back of the engine i can't run the car for more than a few seconds before all the oil is gone. it's a standard 420a all stock.

3 Answers

95

you probably pinched the rear main oil seal or compleatly forgot to put it in pull the engin ... inspect if there are and cracks in the blok and if not then prolly its the seal

55

sounds like you have a blown seal or you never replaced it

395

I agree sounds like the seal

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