Q: Q: Leaking oil

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I have an oil leak.

These engines are known to have oil leaks from multiple gaskets on the engine, power steering leaks, transmission leaks, axle cover leaks, and fill plug leaks. The leaking fluid and location would need to be checked in order to isolate the leak for you. You may have more than one leak; further diagnosis would be needed to locate multiple leaks. I recommend having a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the source of the leak(s), and recommend the best path to repair.

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