It seems to be leaking from the front main seal. There is no leak when the car is parked or idling- only when moving. How difficult/costly would this repair be? Is it ok to drive as long as the oil level is checked daily and replenished as needed?
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1997 Toyota Camry
Question: My 1997 Toyota Camry has just developed an oil leak.
Answer #1pushrod July 07, 2012, 05:19Master
This car doesen't have a history for rear main seal leaks.More likely leaking
from the front of the engine.Cam seai,crank seal oil pump seal ect.This would be a good
time to replace timing belt, water pump and all seals up front of the engine.
Also valve cover gasket and pcv valve.
Answer #2oilcanjoey September 23, 2012, 20:47Rookie
make sure it isnt one of your motor mounts. It cost me 1200 dollars because the dealer didnt realize the motor mounts were hydraulic and one was ruptured