Step by step guide on how to troubleshoot and repair an automotive engine oil
leak, this information pertains to most vehicles.
Difficulty Scale: 5 of 10
Start with the car on level ground, engine "OFF" in park with the emergency brake
Step 1 -
oils are added through an oil port located near the top of the engine or on
a valve cover. If this cap becomes loose, seal broken-failed or has failed to
be reinstalled correctly after adding oil, it will cause a leak.