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2003 Mustang Oil Leak

I recently got my oil changed at Wal Mart... and I got it home and I found a small puddle of oil right beneath my oil pan. I checked both that rubber cap on the oil pan and the bolt that drains the oil. It seems to be leaking from in between the two housings, but I can't find exactly where the leak could be coming from. Does anyone know where the leak could be coming from?

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I may say it came from loose oil drain plug or the oil filter(if it's change). and maybe the technician forgot to torque or put gasket on the plug and tighten the filter.

Posted on Feb 24, 2012

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SOURCE: Oil Pan Gasket Leak

you oil pan bolts of the bottom of the oil resivour the gaskit fits in between the surfaces where the pan meets it creating a seal witch in your case needs to be replaced this procedure replaces that gaskit to create a new seal

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