I bought my 92 Camry with an oil leak. I replaced the gasket around the oil pan because a mechanic said that was were it was leaking from.I also replaced my oil filter.However there is still a leak. My car smokes and it is driving me crazy. What could be leaking and is it posssible to be fixed without taking it to a repair shop.
Oil is leaking on 1992 Toyota Camry
by Gotahaveacar in Las Vegas, NV on February 20, 2009
ANSWER by patrick mannion on February 20, 2009
The Toyota Camry is a great car. There are some common oil leaks which can be down right annoying. The valve cover gaskets frequently leak (replace spark plug tube seal gaskets and check / adjust valve clearances at the same time. Power steering pump and hoses frequently leak on higher mileage cars. Distributor O-Ring and oil leaking internally in the distributor may be a problem, camshaft oil seals and crankshaft oil seal may cause a leak inside the timing cover. The most efficient way to pin point the source of the leak is to steam clean the engine add a dye to the oil . With a "clean engine" the dye when viewed under a black light should pin point the source of the leak. Oil leaks may be caused by excessive engine blow bye (engine wear) or a restricted PCV valve. Hope this helps.
ANSWER by sixgunner41 on March 31, 2009
THERE IS A GASKET UNDER THE PLATE WHERE YOU SPIN ON THE OIL FILTER. THE PLATE IS ATTACHED TO THE BLOCK BY TWO BOLTS. OIL WAS LEAKING OUT OF THE GASKET ON MY 92 AND HAD TO BE REPLACED. ONE OF MANY OIL LEAKES.
ANSWER by shadytreemech on April 15, 2014
check the two hoses coming out of the oil fileter area going up under the manifold might find them leaking
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