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Q: Engine oil leak

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My car has an engine oil leak. It may need a rear seal.

Hello! There are several seals that are likely leaking on a vehicle of that particular age, such as the valve cover gasket, tube seals, distributor seal, crank seal, or camshaft seal. The leaking of one seal will commonly drain down to the area of another seal and make it difficult to point out what seal is leaking, unless the leakage is properly cleaned. I suggest cleaning the motor of any old leakage, then have a technician inspect the areas of the leakage.

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