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Q: Engine leaks oil

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The engine is leaking oil.

Engine oil leaks are common and unavoidable as the vehicle ages. Most oil leaks are caused to engine seals and gaskets that have failed with age and stress. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose and repair any oil leaks you may have.

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