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My car is leaking drops of oil and eats alot of gas what could it be?

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You will have to map the oil leak on the floor with clean floor or a piece of cardboard to find out where it is coming from. Could be the rocker covers, drain plug, oil filter, etc. Once you find out where it is coming from, you can get to it and fix it. The gas eating is, a dirty air filter, soft tires, oxygen sensors, computer gone bad, dirt in the intake. all can be taken care of when found. Take your car to a parts store and put it on the scanner and see what comes up. You might be missing something, your car isn't telling you. Plug wires, spark plugs, idle air control, mass air flow, inlet air temp, etc, there are a bunch of things that would cause poor mielage. Check it out, hope this helps.

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