Volkswagen Beetle Problem Report

Volkswagen Beetle Engine Oil Leaks

(17 reports)

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

Not sure that the oil leak is coming from the camshaft chain tensioner and/or valve cover gaskets yet, but suspect it is. I just bought the car used, have only driven it 30 miles so far. It just started leaking, and cannot tell from where the oil is leaking. Having it checked out in 2 days. -
Boughy car ate thru oil like water -
Oil leaking from valve cover gaskets. -
Intermittent leak noticed under car. Shop did complimentary exam and noted leaking valve cover gasket. -
Oil Leaks even though all bolts are tightened. -
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