Q: Car is leaking oil

asked by on February 09, 2016

I have an oil leak, and the muffler is falling off.

This engine may have oil leaks from the valve covers, or any other engine gasket below the covers. When looking at oil leaks, the best practice is to look at the highest point of the leak, which may be leaking onto everything below. The crankcase ventilation system should be checked for the engine, to make sure it is not building up excessive crankcase pressure, and pushing oil out of gaskets. I would recommend having an experienced mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the oil leak, and recommend the best path to repair.

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