Close

Lexus GS400 Oil Leak Diagnosis Cost

The average cost for a Lexus GS400 Oil Leak Diagnosis is between $88 and $111. Labor costs are estimated between $88 and $111. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Get a Repair Cost
Nationwide Warranty • RepairPal Certified Mechanic
Show Repair List
Show Repair List

How Much Does an Oil Leak Diagnosis Cost?

Oil Leak Diagnosis Service and Cost

Best Practices

It's normal for an engine to get quite dirty, which can make locating the source of an oil leak quite difficult. One way a quality shop addresses this is to add a fluorescent dye to the oil, drive the Lexus GS400, and then use a special light to ill

Common Misdiagnoses

Oil leaks tends to move in a downward and rearward direction. Therefore, oil leaking under the rear of the engine may have originated at the upper front engine area. One way a shop avoids misdiagnosing oil leaks is to use oil detection dye that helps t

Common Symptoms

There are several systems that can leak oil. Each fluid tends to be a different color, which can help to identify the leaking system.

  • Engine oil tends to be brown or black. It can be an amber color if it's new oil.
  • Power steer

    If engine oil is found leaking after an oil change, have the shop re-check to make sure that the oil filter and drain plug were properly installed.

Most Common Lexus GS400 Repairs

Parts
Labor
Average
Parts
Labor
Average
281 people used RepairPal for a Lexus GS400 estimate this week!