Rear main seal

Asked by May 13, 2017 at 01:33 AM about the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 03 eclipse 4 cylinder 2.4 non turbo, it was
literaly pouring oil out, rear main seal right, well i do
the work put in the new one, drive around the nlock
and inactually heard it blow out the brand new rear
main seal, what would cause it to blow out, i know
simewhere theres gotta be a plug or somthin
cause thats way yo much pressure, its got a new
egr valve already so what would i check next

2 Answers

96,475

Check the PCV.

109,985

I can only think of two things that can cause this, very high crankcase pressures or a damaged crankshaft. For the high crankcase pressures check,the PCV system, both vacuum and the fresh clean air inlet for blockage. If the blow by is more than the system can handle then it maybe time for an engine overhaul.

Your Answer

Mitsubishi Eclipse Experts

  • #1
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,660
  • #2
    Daniel Foster
    Reputation
    740
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
41 listings starting at $4,860
Used Ford Mustang
3 Great Deals out of 990 listings starting at $3,900
Used Mitsubishi Lancer
42 Great Deals out of 804 listings starting at $1,499
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
36 listings starting at $13,500
Used Nissan 350Z
21 listings starting at $7,999
Used Honda Civic
261 Great Deals out of 4,672 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
974 listings starting at $11,965
Used Honda Civic Coupe
55 Great Deals out of 985 listings starting at $1,600
Used Mazda RX-8
26 listings starting at $7,888
Used INFINITI G35
3 Great Deals out of 113 listings starting at $2,990
Used Honda Accord
47 Great Deals out of 1,207 listings starting at $1,795

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
2 listings starting at $7,995
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
7 listings starting at $4,550

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.