Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Slow leak in oil pan

asked by on

There is a slight, or very slow, leak from the oil pan. It was recommended that I reseal the oil pan, but I am not sure what that entails.

A: Hello. Resealing an oil pan is not an easy ...

Hello. Resealing an oil pan is not an easy job for someone who is not an experienced technician. I would suggest that you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, come and replace the oil pan gasket.

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: Thudding noise after tire rotation

Hello there. Without knowing what kind of weather and snow the area you live in sees, I will answer this as best as possible. In most places in the country, all-season tires can be used (as the name implies) during...

Q: My 2008 Yaris turns off after about 20 seconds of idling

Your stalling issue could be caused by several different components. You will want to look into the following and try the easiest tests first. This will depend largely on the equipment you have available. Tracking down an issue like this...

Q: Have a brake fluid leak from a part under master cylinder, where lines from m-cylinder connect to.

In time, brake fluid degrades and absorbs moisture. It will degrade rubber components of the brake system which include the[master cylinder, front and rear brake calipers. The leak you see is from the master cylinder reservoir seals. You can just...

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...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...