1998 Mercury Tracer oil leak

Tiny
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Engine Mechanical problem
1998 Mercury Tracer 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 140000 miles

Can a blown head gasket cause a major oil leak? It does not overheat or lose any coolant

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 AT 10:19 AM

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If it splits just right. Which is rare and it goes through a oil gallery it can leak out of it and to the outside of the block. But it would be hard for it to tear in that area.

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