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Oil leak from turbo

So I had my car, 05 Gli, on the lift today to look at my broken handbrake cable. And noticed there was oil all over the underside of like my engine area and my tranny, so I looked around and it's dripping from the bottom of my turbo. What could this be? Gasket?
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could be the oil feed line to the turbo or it could be the valve cover gasket.

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could it be the line thats broke, or just the gasket for the oil return line?
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found the problem... Valve cover gasket.
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its pretty easy to replace. make sure you buy an oem gasket.

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thanks for showing me the vid!
and really? The guy on ecs I talked to said the aftermarket one for $15 would be just fine..
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should be fine. depending on the brand. i would go with oem, victor reinz, or fel-pro.

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The ones they have in Stock is the OE and one by Elwis
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