Re: oil leak
I have the same problem with same engine from a '93 f150 straight 6 4.9L
Leaking as soon as i put oil in
at first couldnt identify where from so I assumed oil pan since the gasket was pushed out from sides of flange on pan
replaced it/ no luck
putting first quart of oil in and the leak was still there
valve cover gasket was dry all the way around and head gasket does not look to be leaking
it's actually leaking from a plate on drivers side of engine block that has a gasket around it and is just above the distributor.
problem is, i dont know what that plate is for, but oil is definitely coming from under that plate
Anyone know what this plate is, what it does or if it can be taken off, resealed and gasketed?