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Oil is in the front of my car!

Front of my car has oil or fluid leaking, when starting my car it's shooting oil or fluid all over!

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What color is the fluid? redish brown is trans or power steering, green(ish) or orange(ish) is coolant, dark brown or black(ish) is engine oil.

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You need to clean the engine and then run the vehicle while watching the area. The most common failure is the oil sending unit located near the oil filter. I have also seen a leak develop between the oil pump housing, which is mounted directly behind the hamonic balencer and the engine block.

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SOURCE: Front whine when turning left and at whine when

Whine usually occurs on tight turns maximising pump output and/or pump may be worn and needs replacement. Leakage can be from pump reservor,connection, or power rack and pinion steering assy. Spray off any area with a sign of fluid with a brake clean or carb. cleaner and look for signs of leakage.

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SOURCE: 1994 buick roadmaster, oil leaking out of right

Yes there an axle seal at the end of the axle shaft, remove rear end cover remove 8mm bolt slide pin out remove horse clip slide axle out remove outer seal and replace seal.

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SOURCE: 1998 Buick Lesabre Limited with 58,000 miles is

If it just started leaking bring it back to the same person that did an oil sevice and complain ever since.

Maybe you have a loose oil filter.

I'm not saying your mechanic is dishonest but alot of shops right now are suffering because of the recession

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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SOURCE: oil leak on a 95 buick reagal 3.1L

look for a leaky gasket first,,rocker top?

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The Powder Method

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