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oil leak - from the spare tire?

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I posted this a while back, but no solution was found, so I'll try again...

At the rear of the MDX, a small amount of oil drips from the bolt that hangs at the center of the spare tire. Just enough oil for a drop the size of a dime. Doesn't happen all the time, but quite frequently.

Dealer said it was from lubricant used on the spare tire cable. They cleaned it off, but the leak is still there.

Anyone have the same or similar problem?


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Just notice a drop of oil directly under the spare tire. I could feel some oil on the center stem holding the spare tire. The drop of oil is directly below this stem.

I wonder if it's because of the record heat that we have had in the Bay Area that this is occuring now. I don't think I had this problem before this week.
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