Q: Leak from oil filter.

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I have oil leaking from my vehicle. More than likely it is from the oil filter.

If the oil just started leaking it is possible that it would be coming from the oil filter if the filter became loose. I would suggest having a technician come out and look over the car and determine what type of oil leak you have.

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