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My car is leaking oil everywhere, and I want to know what I can do to get that fixed.

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Adrianna, If this is as severe as it sounds you should have your vehicle towed to a service center you trust. If this is a new issue that has occurred after your most recent oil change I would check to see if the drain plug is what is leaking they may have not tightened it all the way . Some key ares it may be leaking from is the oil pan gasket, or the valve covers, and also the rear main seal on the back of the motor. You can have a black light dye injected into the oil and a light can be used to determine the leak source.

Audra Fordin, Owner at Great Bear Auto Shop Hi Adrianna, Is your oil leak from hitting something on the road? Or is it a leak that has been progressing. What ever the cause is, it is important to make sure that you have oil in the engine if you are going to drive the car. An engine without enough oil is like a person without enough blood. Depending on what the cause is, will determine what needs to be done to repair it. Check out the askpatty.com web site for a list of female friendly repair shops. Mechanically yours, Audra www.women auto know.com audra@womenautoknow.com

Laurie Sarno, Co-Owner at Super Girls Auto Hello Adrianna- it sounds like most of your gaskets & seals need to be replaced- so that would be my suggestion to you - you can wash off the engine to see where the major leaks are coming from & start on those first- hope this helps ; thanks Super Girls Auto.

Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Adrianna, The best thing to do is to have a technician diagnose the areas where it*s leaking. After that you*ll have to repair those areas. It*s possible that there is one leak that is causing a lot of area to get wet and looks like more than one place. A proper diagnosis will help you find out. Lori Johnson www.ladiesstartyourengines.com

Pat Fleischmann, Director of First Impressions at Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair Have it towed to a repair shop and have them clean it up, at this point they can pin point the leak~~ You don*t want to take the chance of the engine seizing up if that much oil is spilling out.

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