Or just replace it with a new VRO pump....
A piece of spring will probably not be the cause of this.
Perfect explanation! Thank you kind sir
If it is gear oil then yes.----Often you will find oil leaking there that came right through the engine with fuel.----------To determine whether the lower
should I be concerned there is oil leaking out of them? I have seals for the lower unit and can replace all seals if need be.