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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 found out my X has the same problem - built Fed 02'.

MDXinATL - Did you find out anything regarding this? just lubricant or something else?

In my case, I never do anything on the spare...and it leaks. :(
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