I HAVE A MAJOR LEAK I MEAN THE OIL DRIPS ALOT I ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1997 Toyota Camry
  • 140,000 miles

I have a major leak I mean the oil drips alot I cant see the leak I replaced the oil pan gasket that wasent it It seam to be coming out by were the belts are or above any advice

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 AT 7:55 PM

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  • Wrenchtech
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You're just going to have to clean all the old oil off and run the engine so you can inspect it and determine where it's originating from.

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Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 AT 8:02 PM
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Sounds like a front cover crank seal.

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Monday, December 31st, 2012 AT 3:42 AM
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Or half a dozen other possibilities.

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Monday, December 31st, 2012 AT 10:39 AM
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Yes just because it drips from bottom does not mean it started at bottom. Could come down from up higher even top of engine.

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Monday, December 31st, 2012 AT 12:14 PM

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