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Old 12-15-2005, 02:29 PM   #1
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Have an oil leak. Can see red SC fluid on the belt and around the pulley. Have to refill approx. 1/4 of small bottle of SC oil every 2000 miles. Is there a fix without rebuild? This is on a 2000 SSEI.
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Supercharger oil is clear or pale yellow. Tranny fluid is red. If your losing supercharger oil then most likely it is coming from a bad snout seal in the blower snout.
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Power steering or trans. Not SC.
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What brand of SC fluid are you using? Not that it matters now, but who'* brand is red?
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If you have red... I'd think power steering.
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Are you ever supposed to change SC fluid? And where can I find some? Any brands better than another?
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You should change it every 35-50K miles. We carry it on our website Here
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As well most local pontiac dealers also carry the oil.

It is specifically GM supercharger oil.
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