Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Oil leak

(2001 Mazda Millenia)
in Saint Louis, MO on March 10, 2010
i have an oil leak and i got under my car and cleaned everything up to see where it was leaking from but i couldnt figure out where it was coming from
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
Mazda Millenia do leak oil and all engine repairs are costly. To pin point where oil is leaking from the engine may need to steam clean the engine first. Starting with a clean engine and then running the engine it may be easier to identify specific leaks. If the oil leak can not be identified, florescent dye may need to be added to the oil and the engine run for a while. After running the engine the dye used has florescence in the dye is visable under UV light and it helps pin points the source of the leak. Identify the color of the oil to differentiate wether the oil leak is steering fluid, brake fluid, or transmission fluid and try to identify the location of the fluid leak under the vehicle, ie front of engine compartment, rear of engine compartment , passenger or driver's side of vehicle. A friend of mine had two and had to replace the compressor on both of them.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
HI All I am in the plan of buying a used car. I had a dealer selling me BMW 2005 745 LI - 108840 Miles - 7000$ T...
Replace coils , tune up , oil change , fuel pump , master cylinder , valve cover seals . But my car is still idiling ...
Didn't find what you were looking for?