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Old 01-13-2011, 02:19 PM   #1
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Default best stuff to stop an oil leak on my oil pan

I have a minor leak on my oil pan and its just in one spot and I was wondering if there is a good oil leak stop stuff you can put in your motor to help with the leak. Let me know if you know of anything thanks
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new gasket..

or rtv gasket sealer
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Don't believe in any of those "Pour this into your engine and stop all leaks!" crap, it's all BULLSHIT and a waste of money. Listen to the guy above me.
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new gasket..
This is the proper fix, do it right, it's not like it's hard to do/ Take care of your car


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try valvoline MAXlife, it has seal sweller.

Another thing to do is re-torque those oil pan nuts. i found 2 missing nuts on mine. i bought new ones and re-torqued all of them only to find out most of them were loose!

8.7lb is all you need
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