• Tiny
  • starrmoon
  • 1997 Chevrolet Camaro

Engine Mechanical problem
1997 Chevy Camaro 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

I brought this used car in april and I knew I needed a oil gasket but it was not that bad until the weather changed and not it is leaking very bad I have to put 2 - 3 qts of oil in it evey time I drive it. Is it any thing I could do to save my oil until I am able to get the gasket fix

Sunday, December 7th, 2008 AT 10:26 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • bluelightnin6
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  • 17,063 posts

Sorry to say but, not really. Once the oil leaks out and drips onto anything, it will become contaminated with dirt and other particles not visible to the naked eye. If you were to try and reuse the contaminated oil, it could harm major engine components internally. Repair the leak as soon as possible is all you can do.

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Sunday, December 7th, 2008 AT 10:29 PM

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