Nissan Maxima Problem Report
Nissan Maxima Failed External Seal on Engine Oil Cooler May Leak
The external seal on the engine oil cooler can fail and create an oil leak.
I noticed my car leaking oil by the right wheel area. The dealership told me this problem was my oil cooler at a price of $271.00. This is the second time this problem has happen to me within a 2 years. - djdabow
Noticed oil leaking on driveway close to passenger-side wheel, had leak diagnosed/inspected by local repair shop. Was told it was the oil cooler gasket that needed to be replaced. Was quoted high price to replace a $5 part. Will be fixing it myself after ordering part and doing research on the problem. - Visitor
Replaced Oil Filter/Cooler Gasket which was in excellent shape , Lasted 2 weeks Oil leak returned. - Visitor
noticed car seemed to using more oil, found the cooler seal was leakig - Visitor
i brought this car from nissan security january 26 2011 i took this car back to dealer to get an oil change the dealer told me i need a oil cooler seal and a oil pan gasket cause i have an oil leak - Visitor
My car would leak alot of oil so I had a mechanic look into it and according to him the oil cooler was cracked and leaking oil. He said usually these parts dont ever have to be replaced unless its defective. =( - Visitor
oil leak at seal to oil cooler. It will be fixed tomorrow. I do not think that it will be too expensive...at least that is what I have been told. - garysgirl
oil coler seal leak. - Visitor
Oil leak an ac isn't working - Visitor
drip leaking when choosing to...will get fixed when i can afford to....\o/ - Visitor
I took my car into the shop for an oil leak and I was told that it was the Oil Cooler Gasket. WOW $200 to replace a $5 part! - Visitor
oil cooler o ring started leaking - Visitor
Had both Valve cover gaskets replaced... Turned out severe leak was coming from the engine oil cooler. - Visitor
oil cooler seal leaking - Visitor
Front end oil leak - Visitor
Just saw this thread and have experienced the same problem since 65K. Did replace oil gasket twice. Did not work. - Visitor
TOOK CAR TO DEALER JUST PUCHASED IT 3 WEEKS AGO CAMSENSOR WENT OUT WHILE THEY WERE LOOKING IT OVER TOLD ME CAR LEAKING DEALER NOT SURE IF IT WAS THE OIL COOLER GASKET AND THE OIL AN GASKET - Visitor
oil leak at seal to oil cooler - Visitor
Cleaned the area very good and found the oil was coming from around the oil filter. N0T the filter, was the oil cooler. - cknlips
failed external seal on engine oil cooler - Visitor
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