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Oil line I've got a small leak in an oil line that appears to be linked to the radiator. It is located on the right side near the bottom radiator and can be easily seen from the bottom of the vehicle. It's about 7" long. My question is: I can't find it at an auto parts store, do I have to go to the dealer or can it be made using oil line and fittings? Hope my description of the location makes sense. Lenny

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Sounds like an oil cooler line is leaking. in this case, you can just go to a parts store and get some universal oil line in the same diameter and just replace it with the new line. easy fix only requires a few hand tools

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