Went to change oil and saw THIS: Is this normal?

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  1. Driver72

    Driver72 Gold Member

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    ***Issue resolved. My dumbazz realized that I sprayed Corrosion Block on many parts of the engine a few weeks ago that had just leaked down and dripped on underbelly tray. Whew.***
     
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    Not good. I'd leave the belly pan off, take it to the dealer and get the entire area pressure washed and verify leak locations.

    Leaking is not normal, in a new car.
     
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    The black bolt you tightened, passenger side front? You might be describing the oil cooler drain plug.
     
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    Agreed, I did my first oil change at 1k miles and saw nothing like that.
     
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    Wouldn't clean or touch a thing open case take it in
     
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    Oh **** ME, I just realized what it is.

    About two weeks ago, I sprayed Corrosion Block on the silver areas of the engine to remove that speckled white corrosion that many of us have seen on parts of the engine when we took delivery.
    I remember spraying down there, probably a bit more than I needed too.
    And that belt pulley thing that I'm seeing is also silver and that's why I sprayed on it to keep any future corrosion from appearing on it.
    Soooo, that's why it's only in that area.

    Jesus, I was worried for a bit, but now that I realized that this oily stuff is not yellow and doesn't quite smell like engine oil, it clicked in my head. It's got to be the oily corrosion block that I sprayed all over that area.

    Whew.
    So I'm gonna clean it up, and double check again in a week or two, to see if in fact nothing else is there.
    But I'm 99% sure that's what it is.
    I remember spraying it directly on that silver area, and clearly gravity just took it down to the underbelly pan tray.
     
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    Don't worry my friend. I call them senior moments. :p
     
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