Engine oil leak

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SUZANNE SMITH
  • 2004 KIA PICANTO
  • 1.1L
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 92,000 MILES

Hi
I have just bought my first can a Kia Picanto 54 plate it has a small oil leak I have to keep topping it up every week can someone advise me what I need to do to rectify it and the cost roughly?


kind regards

Suzanne Smith

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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 AT 10:23 AM

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Tiny
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Hi Suzanne :)

It sounds like it could be one of a few different things. I would start by checking the oil drain plug and for a lose oil filter. Make sure you check these with the engine off.

Here is a guide that will help you see how to fix the oil leak

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-is-leaking-oil

Please let us know what happens.

Cheers, Ken

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 AT 8:50 PM
Tiny
  • 2004 KIA PICANTO
  • 86,000 MILES

Massive oil leak at the back of the engine leak 2 pints of oil in 5 kilometers the leak is above the oil sump at the back of the enginepcronje

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 AT 8:51 PM (Merged)
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Have a pro look at it, it may be an rear main seal or pan gasket. Or a pulg loose.

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