Q: Oil leak at front center of car

asked by on February 02, 2016

At the front, center of the car there is an oil leak. I think it's on some of the hoses on the hydraulic system of the hard top.

The hydraulic system for the hardtop is in the back and sides of the car. Oil leaks front and center would be engine, transmission, or power steering related. Leaks big enough to drip, and wet rubber hoses should be fixed as soon as possible. If an oil cooler line, or transmission line would totally fail, damage can be done very quickly. A qualified mechanic from YourMechanic can come out and diagnose your leak to have your issue resolved.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Stalls while applying throttle. Already changed two warm up regulators

Hello. I think you may have a problem with the cold start valve not dumping the proper amount of fuel to allow the car to start and remain running on a cold start. The distributor should be checked as well...

Flex pipe

As I said before it can be replaced without replacing the entire converter assembly. If you google search the exhaust on your car you will see the flex pipe can be purchased separately. All you need to do is get...

I need help getting my blazer to idle.

If your engine was overfilled with oil then you will need to check for any oil in the intake air filter. After running the engine for a little bit, check to see if the oil is getting full again and...

Related articles

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Oil Pan
Common signs include puddles of oil under the car, leaks around the oil drain plug, and visible damage to the oil pan.
How Do You Know If the Oil Pressure Gauge Is Bad?
The oil pressure in a vehicle engine plays an important role in making sure that lubricants reach the areas they need to,...
How to Read a Motor Oil Label
Read an oil label to know the right type of oil to use in your car. Some new engines require synthetic oil, while older engines use conventional oil.