Q: Q: Oil leak

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We have tried everything and can not find if

My car has 17000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest trying to narrow this down by placing a piece of cardboard underneath the vehicle when parking it at night to test for a couple of things. This can help to determine if the leak is in a place that causes it to leak only under pressure or not and also approximately where under the car the leak is coming from. Gaskets can fail over time due to excessive heat and will eventually shrink causing them to fail and leak. Due to the wide range of possible places this may be coming from, I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose and repair your oil leak.

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