Question about 2002 Subaru Impreza
My car (135K / mostly stock) recently dumped all its oil very suddenly while driving city streets. looking under the car there is a fair amount of oil around the engine mounts just behind the bottom of the engine. I poured some more oil into the car and it dripped out of that same area a moment later. I'm hoping its something not so expensive like a the oil pan or some kind of plug. Are there any common culprits I can inspect? (it's an oil stained mess and I can't tell what's going on down there) I thought I heard a knocking or abrasive noise which would mean game over for my engine, but the engine continued to run fine (but hot) after the oil leak and the noise stopped.
If you heard a loud knocking.....I'm sorry to say, I'd hope for the worst. It doesn't sound good that you lost that much oil.
But try to clean it with a steamer or with some brake clean. Put a little oil back in and see where it is coming from. If it runs out without starting the car.....then you have definitely cracked the block, or the oil pan.
Posted on Dec 04, 2008
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