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I have a 1998 Mercury Mountaineer and I have a oil leak some where and it causes a little smoke. So I went to buy this brand which that stops the oil leak when I pour it in the oil tank, nothing happen then til the next day I was driving and all of the sudden the engine starts to shake and smoke was coming out on the sides and when I pulled over to open there was a little flame so I put it out with water. So I let the car cool down and turn the car on it gave me a shake again and then afterwards it stop, but the car still was running okay. I'm worried it will happen again, Can someone help me please?

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I have no idea what your talking about

Oil Leak Where -- Engine Oil ?

There aren't any products that stop leaks
They just take your money thru advertizing

Smoke coming out of what & where?

Tell us the history on your vehicle
Have you had it looked at by a repair shop?

Posted on May 25, 2011

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