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My car is leaking oil like crazzy. Could it be the Pontiac Firebird Oil Pressure Gauge Sensor ??

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If the oil only leaks when the engine is on the oil sensor could be cracked. Lift the hood and have someone start the vehicle and see if you can see the leak then have them the vehicle off. If the leak is from the sensor which has a wire attached it is the sensor. You may want to look at the oil filter as well to see if you can see any leaks.

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It could be any nut or bolt or gasket or fitting on the entire engine. You have to look. We can't see it with a keyboard.

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