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What is a simple way of fixing a small oil pan leak on a 2001 Chevy Impala 3.8L or is there one?

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2008-12-19 11:38:36
2008-12-19 11:38:36

there is no simple way, there is only the right way remove the oil pan and reinstall it with a new good quality gasket. are you sure it is the oil pan leaking? never seen one leak before, usually it is the intake manifold The 1st thing you should do is figure out where the lleak is coming fromand what kind of fluid it is. I like to get a big peice of cardboard and put it under the car. Mark wher the tires are and in the morning, you will know exactly where to look for the source. It might be as simple as excessive oil spilled on the frame from changing the filter or as bad as a transmission. The important thing is to know hwat it is.

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