Q: Truck leaking oil after adding product.

asked by on January 13, 2016

I bought an extended warranty through Service Protection Direct and they sent me a product called Enhanced Protector 5/100 PLUS. I was required to put that in my truck in order for the warranty to be valid. Ever since, the oil gauge registers on H all of the time and I have noticed a few drops of oil under my truck. It has never leaked oil before.

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The oil additive is supposed to cover any mechanical part the product touches excluding seals unless they need replaced with a covered part. This means your seals by themselves are not covered. The oil pressure gauge reading H all the time may be an oil pressure sending unit is defective or the oil pressure relief valve is stuck on the oil pump. I suggest having the oil leaks checked and the oil pressure system checked for problems. I would recommend having a mechanic, like the certified ones at YourMechanic, come and check it out for you to see if this is the only problem.

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