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Hi I am looking to buy a 99 Vienta camry and have had it checked by my mechanic who has come up with $1000 worth of oil leak problems including a rear main engine oil seal. The seller is thinking this could be a drip coming down from the rocket cover gasket leak or timing case seal leak, is this possible and if these problems are fixed could this then lead to other problems. IE uncover one thing and fixing it leads to other problems?? Thanks

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  • earthwise May 02, 2010

    Thanks for the advice!! I have not bought a car on my own before and relying on a car broker and mechanic for advice I wanted to get other advice on it.

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With leaks like you describe - I would avoid the car like the plague. Listen to the professional - he has no interest in selling the car.
YES it will lead to very expensive problems.
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