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SOURCE: oil sump leakege

Unfortunately it sounds like you may have stripped the sump plate of its threads, have a look at the bolt and note the condition of the threads. There's not a lot you can do except remove sump & replace or if you have a 'handy' engineering shop they maybe able to weld and re-tap to the correct thread.

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Hi, most bike shops or engineering shops can do this easily enough for you, its not real big job

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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buy a tap and die set and re tape the threads on the bolt or if too the threads are really messed up buy a new plug bud also check to see if there is a seal on the plug e.g. o ring/washer

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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I discovered a leakage under my 2007 toyota camry and on the dashboard it was showing low engine oil pressure what could be the cause

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How do i change oil and filter in toyota estima

There are two ways of changing the oil, and both involve running the engine until hot first.

Firstly, don't forget to have the spares (this includes enough oil to fill the sump -- find this quantity in the vehicle's instruction-book --and filter) and the necessary tools (oil-filter remover belt or long, thick screwdriver, sump-plug key and bowl) to hand.

The first way is to put a bowl which will contain enough to hold the lubricant under the sump and carefully releasing the sump plug. Do wear plastic (not rubber, as these dissolve in oil) whilst you're doing this as used oil can be carcinogenic. Now (remember the engine is hot), carefully loosen the sump plug. Put the bowl underneath the sump and remove the sump plug. It is more important to avoid the boiling oil than to catch the sump plug, which can be fished out later, when cool. Once cool, remove the bowl and replace the sump plug.

The second way is to go to a garage which offers free oil changes (you only buy the oil) and they will put a tube down your dipstick aperture and vacuum the oil out. This is not as good as allowing the oil to drip through the sump drain hole.

Now remove the oil filter using the strap or by piercing the old filter with a screwdriver and using that as a lever and turning the filter anticlockwise.

Put a little oil on the seal of the new filter and screw this onto the seating by hand. DO NOT TIGHTEN BEYOND HAND-TIGHT.

Refill the sump with the manufacturer's recommended type and quantity of clean oil, though there may be a little residual oil in the engine, so do check before overfilling. Do not overfill.

Put a piece of sticky paper in the driver's door jamb with the date and mileage at which you changed the oil and filter.

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Toyota yaris problem

Do Not do that!! Anything foreign in the sump is a really bad idea.It way make its way to the oil pickup screen and partially block the flow of oil.This has the potential to damage your engine. At the bottom of the dipstick tube is usually a small bolt that attaches the tube to the side of the engine.I would remove this and see if I can fish it out then.Failing this you will have to drop the oil pan and get it that way.I know this may seem like a trivial thing but the potential is there to do a lot of damage.
If bits of plastic get past the screen and get into your engine any cost to get the stick out will seem very minor. good luck

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Car over heated and leaked out all the engine oil

car overheated probably because of lack of oil, your lucky the engine has not seized due to lack of oil. has the oil filter ruptured? Perhaps the sump plug has been loose and fallen out or the seal on the sump is corroded and allowing oil to escape?

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I added a quart of oil to my mitsubishi eclipse and overnight it all leaked.Could seafoam in crankcase have caused it

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Need step by step guide on how to service a toyota yaris

Firstly look at the part numbers of the items you want to replace, oil filter, spark plugs, if you want to put new ones in, air filter and if the car has quite a high mileage, the fuel filter. The fuel filter is under the car and looks like an alumimium cylinder. If you go to a quality spares shop they can sell you reputable parts, often for a lot less than Toyota original parts. Ask them to set the gaps on the plugs and buy a gallon of the type of oil that is specified in your handbook for your type of climate. You will also need a sump plug washer.

The first thing to do would be to remove the air filter from the cleaner. This is usually held together with clips and/or screws. Clean out the inside of the housing and place the new filter in the same position as the old one. Clip and screw everything back together and that job is done.

Blow around the spark plug holes, number each spark plug lead from 1 (front of engine) to 4 (back of engine). Remove the plug leads and the unscrew the plugs. Replace with the new plugs being careful not to overtighten them and replace the plug leads onto the correct plugs.
Check your engine coolant level and top up if necessary.
Start the car and get it to normal temperature. Switch off engine. Chock the wheels, put the car in park or gear and handbrake on. Jack up the drivers side giving you enough space to slide a bucket under the engine. DO NOT GET UNDER THE CAR. Wipe around the sump plug and SLOWLY undo it. The plug is at the bottom of the sump at the lowest part of the engine. THE OIL ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PLUG IS HOT SO TAKE CARE. Let the oil drain. Whilst this is happening, wipe around the filter base and unscrew the filter. This will also be hot and oil will spill so make sure that the bucket can also catch the spillage. Wipe away any excess oil and make sure that the rubber seal has not been left on the engine. It is important to remove it. Place a smear of new engine oil on the new filter rubber seal and screw the filter in place. A good hand tightening is enough. By now all the oil will be out of the engine and you can replace the sump plug washer and screw the sump plug back into the sump making sure it is tight. Wipe away any loose oil. Remove the oil filler cap and pour about half the oil into the engine. let it settle for a minute and remove the dip stick, clean it off, and dip it again. You should see the oil level near the bottom of the dip stick. Add another pint and check again. Keep going until you reach the full mark. Replace the oil cap and dip stick and start the engine. Run it for a few minutes and check the filter and sump plug to make sure they are not leaking. Switch off, let the oil settle and check the level again. It will go down because the filter is now full. Top up and you are done. Look around the engine bay to make sure nothing is amiss. If the car has done about 20 000 remove the wheels and check the brakes have enough lining. Check the tyres for tread, cuts and so on. Make sure all your lights are working. Now you are pretty much good to go.

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Sump/bolt stripped

Hi, most bike shops or engineering shops can do this easily enough for you, its not real big job

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