Oil and Oil Filters
Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Toyota Camry

On my 92 Toyota Camry under the car there is really bad oil leak on the right pasenger side but like little drops of oil?

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02/14/2007

The most common area on an engine to develop a oil leak is the valve cover. They are epecially prone to leak in the winter when it is cold out. You may notice it lessen as we go into spring/summer. The oil can make a real mess as it runs down the side of the engine and forms a sludge. If it is leaking a lot get it repaired, however ,if it is just a small nuisance, they usually are harmless. Can also be a filter leaking. Causes of a filter leaking are, too loose, too tight, or gasket problem. The filter gasket should be coated with oil before installation. Filter should be tightened 3/4 turn after making contact with the mounting surface. No more, no less. Also if the old gasket was left on, then the new filter will leak.