HELLO I CHECKED MY OIL YESTERDAY TO FIND THAT IT...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1999 Chevrolet S-10
  • 100,000 miles

Hello, I checked my oil yesterday to find that it was bone dry. I cleaned the undside and put a quart in to sit overnight and rechecked in the morning. I'm not sure what I', looking at here, but it seems to be the source of the leak. http://imgur.com/5h1Pgsv

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 AT 4:48 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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  • 41,648 posts

That looks like the oil pan seepin goil. Fill oil to full and check every week to see ifyouare using oil also if you can change your pcv valve

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Thursday, February 21st, 2013 AT 6:16 PM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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The pan on the right is the oil pan. That section is the location of the rear main oil seal. My guess is that the rear main seal is leaking and splashing back on the transmission bell housing. If you replace the oil pan gasket (which includes the rear main) I feel the leak will stop.

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Thursday, February 21st, 2013 AT 6:19 PM

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