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How to stop a major oil leak?

My car is pouring out oil, i put oil in my ccar tuesday night and by wednesday night the oil was gone and my oil light was on. What could be causing this problem and how can i stop it?

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Unfortunately you have blown out the cam shaft seal located behind cylinder head gear big job! seal is worth $6.00 these blow out in cold weather start ups they very lightly condensate leak and boom out it comes! usually when this happens it is a wise choice to do the water pump and timing belt at the same this it is all on the same track and compartment!fact makes no sense to change seal and go through that 7-8 hour labour rate charge and 2 months later do it again water pump life expectancy is 80 thousand -1000thousand km! timing belt as well! so if a garage is doing this job your in canada it will be $750-$1000,be smart when you get this fixed! put a block heater in and plug it in on a timer! good luck sorry i had this kind of news!your leak is coming from passenger front looks like it is from oil filter or pulley!rite

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