2001 Honda Accord Q&A
2001 Honda Accord Question: oil leak
Before driving your car you need to make sure the engine oil level is full, then bring it to a shop to get this leak repaired, If you run the engine on no or low oil it can damage the engine permanently. We can't tell whats leaking but its probably a gasket but its still better than a new engine - Valleyautotech
There are several places where your vehicle can leak oil, the first thing to do is find the source of the leak, then you'll be able to get an idea as to the cost of repairing it. What color is the fluid and where is it coming from? - Bret Bodas
Depends, my V6 sedan developed a nasty oil leak from the rear main seal and it was about 1200 at the dealer to fix since it involves taking the engine out. I got it done at an engine specialty shop for 850 which was a great deal. The rear main seal is the most important seal in the engine and when it goes it leaks like crazy. Mine leaked a half a quart in 2 weeks which forced me to fix it immediately. There are other seals so hope that it is not this one! Good luck! - xoquixxoqafxo
I have a 90 Accord LX 5 speed, 2.2 motor. It has 300,xxxmiles and recently it started spraying oil up onto my hood while driveing. It is in the general area of the distributer and this site menti...
My car has been losing ALOT or oil recently and also power steering fluid. This started a few...
It's been an ongoing thing for about a year.
An oil leak inside the distributor can cause the engine to misfire resulting in a loss of power. It is common for the distributor to be replaced to correct this concern.
No apparent leaks, no apparent smoke. Has had this for two years. 230K miles. Do I need a valve job? If so, what's a fair price? Thank you.