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Oil leak near oil filter 2003 V6 mustang

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I have noticed an oil leak from somewhere above the oil filter. From looking around at various forums, it seems like a common problem would be for the oil filter adapter gasket to go bad in 4.6 L engine. But not many people have complained about this in a v6 3.8l engine. Has this happened to anyone on a v6 ? Also, I cannot find the replacement gasket online for a v6, whereas it's easily available for a 4.6..

Thanks for all the inputs in advance
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No it is not a common problem on most 3.8s. Although your oil pump oring might be worn out. Could you post two pictures of your oil leak from the bottom looking up and from your engine bay looking down? That way I can isolate the issue better.
The only way I have found the oring is in a felpro timing cover gasket set.
Okay, well then yeah.. the only oring I have found is in the timing cover gasket set. Unless ford sells it still buy it will be costly most likely if they even have it.
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