Hey there I have a 89 toyota camry sedan needing help to get a pink slip (nsw Australia) took it to mechanic who said get the oil leak fixed and he'll do the pink slip. Don't know where the oil is leaking from , how can I find it by spending the least amount of money ? got told it could be the seals but seals where ? please help as my littlie putty white car is my lifeline....
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
If your not leaking externally your problem could be internal.Its quite possible your oil is going out your exhaust.I recommend you do a wet dry test on your cylinders.This test tells you whether or not you have an internal problem.What your going to do is perform a compression test on the cylinders and record the compression in each cylinder.This is the dry test.Now you want to squirt a little oil in the cylinder and do another compression test.If there is any variation in the readings from dry to wet then I would look for an internal problem such as valve guide seal,rings or valves.As far as the starter and ignition problem it could be a bad starter and ignition switch.You should take your starter to your local auto parts store and have the starter tested this is usually done for free.Also be sure you check your neutral safety switch for proper operation.
Hi, A car leaking oil will never result in the engine not starting, unless the engine has already seized. Before any corrective action can be taken, you need to determine where the oil leak is originating from. Depending upon several factors, this could be easy or it could be hard. One suggestion, do not use any of those quick fix oil additives to "fix your leak." The projected cost to fix your leak, will depend upon where your leak is. Good Luck!
Got an older car? Find an older mechanic...Someone who remembers there is an engine under the hood, not just electronics. Typically you have nearly a one quart "leeway" on overfill. Depending upon where the leak is, you could try using an engine sealer/conditioner like the one made by Lucas...I've used it and it's pretty good. Remember though...It took a long time to develop a leak, it will take some time to soften the leaking seal and slow or stop the leak. And...there isn't a chemical in the world that will replace a failed part.
use this link. I used it for my 96 camry to replace the fuse. It worked great. My windows and lock quit. I dont have a sunroof. I replaced the fuse and it was fairly easy even though it is hidden. It took me about 25 minutes to do it all. Hope this help!
Use a good fuel injector cleaner every 15k and change your air filter as needed. If it looks clean it is. The most you should be changing the AF is approx. 15 to 20k. Unless you live in a dust bowl or have the only diesel camry I know of. I recommend the use of nitrogen in the tires for improved tire wear and fuel economy.