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My 1995 Saturn has on oil leak-it looks to be near the right-side CV-Axle. Also it lacks power. I cleaned the sparkplugs recently and it was running fine again, but when I put about 4 quarts of oil in, after the oil light came on, it started running rough. It makes a chugging sound. Also, when I get up to about 45 mph, the engine really starts to vibrate heavily. I can only assume that the oil leaked back up into the sparkplugs, which is causing probably causing the rough acceleration. Do you think it's my valve seals or my piston rings? Also, where do you think the underside oil leak is coming from?

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