Q: Car leaks oil when turning

asked by on

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

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.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Car leaks oil when turning

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Tailpipe smoke

If you are not loosing coolant then the smoke is from oil getting into the exhaust through the combustion chamber. This could be coming from a few places or all of them. The oil control rings on the pistons may...

Q: Q: The fuel gauge is stuck on full

Hi there. It sounds like you have either a faulty fuel gauge fault or the fuel sender in the fuel tank is faulty. Does the gauge go to zero when the key is turned off and removed? If so, then...

Q: After a radiator change, My car is shaking and emitting black smoke. What could be the cause? 2000 Volvo S80

Hello, your symptoms suggest a coolant temperature sensor failure, or wiring problem (cut wires or other "open circuit" issues). Changing the radiator may have caused the sensor to be bumped, or the wiring for this sensor to be damaged. An...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...