Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Possible oil leak in my 2009 Jeep Wrangler

asked by on

I looked out side and under my jeep there is two spots of oil. I don't know if that's normal. The spots aren't huge but probably 6 or so inches wide each. They are not puddles but I don't know how long the spots have been there. It is still wet but not like a puddle.

My car has 110000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This may be the result of an oil leak coming from many different places. The good news is that they are small leaks which are usually not too critical, but should still be looked at to be sure they do not get worse. This can come from the oil pan, timing cover, valve covers and many other places. To avoid any unnecessary repairs, I would suggest having a certified professional, like one from YourMechanic, come to your location to inspect your oil leak, determine the cause, and repair the leak. Best of luck.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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

Q: Fuel leak.

A vehicle can leak fuel from dozens of places. Fuel leaks can also be very dangerous. This is a repair best left to certified technicians, like the ones at YourMechanic. Have this problem diagnosed right away to ensure safety and...

Q: Car brakes

Hi there. It's quite possible that the noise you're hearing is caused by the wheel bearings that are either already worn out or beginning to fail. This typically sounds similar to the noise that metal to metal grinding of a...

Q: Cleaning two-stroke and four-stroke engines

2-stroke engines don't have an oil sump. There is no actual oil in the engine to lubricate it. So you have to mix oil with gasoline. Usually, it is in a 40:1 ratio, with 40 parts gasoline and one part...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.