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Q: Car oil leak

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There is oil leaking from my car.

A: Have an experienced technician inspect the ...

Have an experienced technician inspect the vehicle to find the leaking component. In some cases, it is required that the area is cleaned if multiple leaks are present or the area is too dirty to pinpoint the location of the leak.

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