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Q: Oil cooler leak in 2002 Mercedes-Benz S600

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The V12 oil cooler is leaking.

A: Hi. A leaking engine oil cooler is consider...

Hi. A leaking engine oil cooler is considered an oil leak and can cause damage if the engine oil level is not maintained. Have the engine oil cooler replaced by an experienced technician. Have the technician inspect the vehicle for other leaks as well.

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