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

Oil leaking all over inside of passenger back tire-is it safe to still drive?

(1999 Ford Crown Victoria)
in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on February 17, 2011
had an oil change a week ago-since then alot of oil has been leaking onto the inside of the back passenger side tire and onto my driveway-could this be okay to drive until a repair date is made
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on February 17, 2011
You could have a severe leak of an axle seal. I would not continue to drive it, as the gear lube is escaping the rear axle, possibly creating a lack of lubrication for the rear differential. Also, the gear oil usually leaks over the rear brakes, causing stopping issues.
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
My air suspension light keeps coming on my 04 crown victoria, what is the problem
The car has 118k on it and the trans fluid and filter have been changed several times. the trans also has a slight w...
Didn't find what you were looking for?