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Oil pan leak - how do you fix, can not get to the pan to correct. is there an easy way to get to stop the leak

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You can check each bolt for the proper torque specification, if they are loose tighten them a bit and see if the leaking stops. If it continues then you will need to drop the pan and put a new gasket on.

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No you will have to take the oil pan off and put on a new gasket. i recommend taking it to a shop

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yes and no, i wouldnt recomend it with aurora.. i had same leak from the oil pan and put in the bars and it stopped the leak for a couple weeks. after that it leaked the same as before. i would never use it again on any of my cars.. i had a friend put in new pan gasket and it stopped the leak... i believe this is pretty common with the aurora...is it 95?

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