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Very bad oil leak

I put a quart of oil in the car and before i left it all drained out. i need to know is there any hoses on the bottom that could come off ? this car is a 2000 ford escort. thank you

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  • julieysapo Jan 07, 2009

    thank you very much we found the problem and it was the oil filter it came loose. we think it because of alot of snow and ice on the road.

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Look under the car and see if the drain plug is screwed tight into the oil pan or if something has made a hole in the oil pan.
Do the bolts holding the oil pan to the block appear to be tight?
Open the hood, reach down behind the motor on the passenger side and see if you can tighten the oil filter.It should be as tight as you can possibly get it with your hand.

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