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Oil leak (from the front?)

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Hi All,

Here it is...

My first ever issue with my recently purchased 2000 Box S...

Noticed an oil leak from the front part of the car (seems to be seeping thru the front bumper) in lil droplets.

The car has 61K miles on it and completed its 60K mile service at 57.5K.

I bought it right around that mileage and during the PPI, the mechanic did notice a oil filler tube leak, but he said it is nothing serious...

Since we are talking a mid-engined car here, what could be causing a leak of oil (it is brown and viscous) from under the front bumper?

Is this serious?

Appreciate your inputs on this for a Porsche Novice.... :unsure:

Mucho gracias,



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If it was break fluid then your breakes would suck, so I'll give power steering fluid a go.. Have a look at the rack, and lines and pump. Brake fluid is possible, but check the resivoir and lines for it. It won't really be after the master cylinders main line if you still have really good brakes typically.

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