How much does it cost to fix an oil leak?


Depending upon the specific vehicle and repair in mention, the cost to repair an oil leak can be anywhere from $100 to $1000. There can be many reasons for an oil leak. The most common cause is a degraded oil-pan gasket.

The first step to identifying the price of a repair is to assess where the actual leak is coming from. If old, burnt oil is slowly leeching from the top side of an engine, the vehicle probably needs a new head gasket. If oil is dripping from the oil pan that is attached to the underside of the vehicle, a new oil-pan gasket should be installed. The gaskets are cheap, anywhere from $10 to $75, but the labor can be expensive.

Q&A Related to "How much does it cost to fix an oil leak?"
Depends on where the leak is and how much you are willing to spend. Best thing is to take it to a reputable shop and get a written estimate on what needs to be fixed.
Is this really worth saving a few dollars? Buying the oil and filter to install yourself sounds like an easy way to save a few bucks, but are you prepared? Few of us have car-lifts
A high pressure situation in the crank case could be causing your leak. Likely its the cam bearing over or head gasket check around online for a vehicle recall if not it could cost
It should cost around 500 bucks to fix an
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