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Q: Car leaks oil when turning

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My car is leaking a massive amount of oil whenever I turn.

A: Massive oil leaks are pretty easy to find. ...

Massive oil leaks are pretty easy to find. You’ll have to clarify "when you turn." Do you mean turn the steering wheel? If that’s the case it sounds like a pressure hose for the power steering. If you mean the car going around a bend, it could be a hole in the oil pan. A qualified mechanic from YourMechanic can come out and diagnose your oil leaking issue to have this problem resolved.

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