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Ford freestyl losing oil

No apparent leak and no smoke from the exhaust. Spark plugs are clean.

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Check for oil in radiator if so blown head gasket

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SOURCE: 1992 ford tempo oil leak?

Definently sounds like the rear main seal. My 97' Dodge Ram has the same issue and it leaks in the exact spot and has the same symptoms. Changing the gasket on the rear seal in simple but it's hard to get it apart to get to it unless you have the right tools and mechanic know-how. Your car seems to be leaking more than mine so it seems to be worst, but it is most definently the rear main seal. I put gasket maker/sealer on mine and it temperarely stopped the leak but due to pressure it will always seem to start again. Your best bet is saving the money or if you have it, invest it and go ahead and have the problem fixed. Hope I was of some help.

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SOURCE: oil leaking onto exhaust

A common cause is the rocker/valve cover gasket leaking. This can be due to age, over tightened clamping screws, or loose clamping screws; or the PCV system isn't working properly and the pressure under the cover too high as a result.

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SOURCE: 83 Ford F350 Diesel Dually Smoking from oil

I have an old IDI 6.9 diesel. They tend to burn oil, and that would be normal. Just keep a check on your fluids, and unless the smoke is excessive it should not be a problem. I must say though, I personally think the IDI's were the best diesels ever built. They last forever. If you really want to treat your truck to a nice treat, after you fill your tank, dump a quart of auto trans fluid in the fuel. The additives, cleaners,and lubricants in the trans fluid really help to clean all the carbon and build up out of the injection pump, and clean the gunk from the valves and cyllinders. I usually do it every other month or so.

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SOURCE: There is white smoke coming out of the exhaust

Unfortunately you have a blown head gasket. The white smoke you are seeing is anifreeze burning.
If it was blue smoke it would be burning oil.
Gasket is in the top of the engine and must be replaced or you will ruin the rest of the motor.
Usually it's a $1800 repair with parts & labour.

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SOURCE: Oil leak around #1 spark plug of 2002 Ford Escape

Sounds like valve cover gasket is leaking. It leaks down side of engine onto everything in it's path. Stop by a local parts store and have them take a peak, they'll be glad to help you out.

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Blown head gasket. Pull the spark plugs. The cleanest one is where it is blowing or sucking coolant. Sorry. White is water/coolant. black is gas. bluish is oil.

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If the rings are bad your car would have felt like it was losing power because the engine will no longer have the same high compression that it's required to turn the wheels. You may have heard your engine knocking or seen a light blue colored smoke coming from your exhaust as a result of your engine burning up oil in the combustion chamber from the rings leaking.
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It fills with smoke when idiling and there is oil under the engine


You have an oil leak. Apparently the oil is falling hitting the exhaust pipe and smoking. Start your search for the source at the front of the engine at the highest point where you see oil. Then look for a gasket or seal. There's your problem.

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