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Oil leak at top of pump

\015 I have a bored North Star pressure washer with a Honda GC 190 motor and a Comet GXD 2627 pump. It appears that oil is leak out around the cap with the yellow top at the top of the pump. Do I need to add oil? If so how much and what type? How do I stop the leak?Thanks for a quick reply.\015

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The oil in the pump is probably leaking because a seal is blown and water is getting into the piston housing. Take a look inside at the oil. It should be brown and translucent. If it is gray, white or milky, you have a blown oil seal. This reservoir should only be 1/3 full of non-detergent oil to begin with. Hope this helps
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