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Q: Car leaks oil after oil change

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The car is leaking oil after oil change. The dealer said the manifold gasket needs to be replaced, because that is where oil is coming from.

A: I recommend having a certified technician, ...

I recommend having a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come out to your car's location to run a diagnostic inspection of your oil leak, and suggest the best path to repair.

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