1999 Pontiac Sunfire Q&A

1999 Pontiac Sunfire Question: oil leak

Was driving down highway at 65 mph. Instantly started throwing oil out backside of motor. Have inspected and can't find hole in block or any gasket failure. Is there a oil pressure line in this area? Would loss of oil cause low oil shut down? -
Answer 1
It may be necessary to wash down the engine to pinpoint the source of the leak. For really hard to find leaks we use a florescent dye that you add to the oil, run the engine and then look for the dye to seep out a gasket, seal or mating surface using UV light. -
Related Items:
Oil is leaking from the engine.
the leak only occurs when the car is running , what could be the problem?
Sooo, my car is leaking oil. I noticed the problem about 3 weeks ago, and mentioned it to the workers when i went in to have a routine oil change. They stated there was no problem. After getting ho...
i just had the oil changed but the oil light comes on every time i hit the brakes, then goes off when i start moving again. whats going on?
1998 Pontiac Sunfire, leaking antifreeze, but not sure where the leak is. The coolant is dripping off of a flat metal piece that runs around the oil pan on the passenger side of the car (when layi...