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Oil leakage Whenever i drive my passat,and leave it parked at one place,the gear oil keeps dropping down,dont know why,but this happens all the time,what can i do about this please.And also whenever my gear is set to DRIVE for automatic,it lifts immediately,like i hold an emergency brake,but its not.

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Oil leak: Have your mechanic check if the oil filter housing is tightened enough. They get only 20-25ft lbs. Those have a plastic housing and if installed incorrectly or the oil seal wasn't replaced, it will leak.

Lifting: have them also check your engine mounts, they could be worn excessively; causing engine lift when applying the accelerator.

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