Oil Puddles or Drips Under Car

Oil Puddles or Drips Under Car

You find oil underneath the car where it’s parked

Symptom: Engine is using more oil than normal. Oil puddles under the car when parked. The oil level is low between oil changes. You see puddles of oil under the car. Obviously you have an oil leaks. You may or may not see smoke or smell oil burning when you stop at a light, stop sign. or park the car. You should make sure the engine always has the proper oil level.

Possible causes:

1. The PCV system is not working properly.

The Fix: Replace PCV valve. Check and repair PCV system as required.

2. The engine’s gaskets and seals may be damaged.

The Fix: Replace gaskets and seals as required.

3. Oil filter may not be tightened properly.

The Fix: Tighten or replace oil filter.