Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car oil leak

asked by on

There is oil leaking from my car.

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.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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: Refurbishing my current car.

Hi There, This is a question that involves many different variables that will depend on many different things such as sourcing of parts, the extent of labor performed and quality of parts, paint, materials, etc. Large restoration jobs such as...

Q: Have had oil leak for some time now. Have had it looked at but told can't find leak. Replaced sending unit but still leaks. If pan

If you have an active oil leak and cannot determine where it is coming from then the easiest way to determine where the oil leak is coming from is to have the entire engine cleaned and then add an oil...

Q: Oil indicator light on

I think that one of two things could be happening with your 2007 BMW 750 Li. The first of which is that you may be burning oil. If you are burning oil, you would see bluish white smoke coming from...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.