TOPIC : oil leak

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EcoBoost Oil Use

Some 2017-2018 Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost engine and built on or before July 13, 2018, may exhibit DTC P0365 and/or P0369, along with excessive oil consumption.

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Leaky Bell

This bulletin applies to 2016-2018 Audi A3 vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. If an oil leak is observed at the bellhousing area, the input shaft seal may be at fault.

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Cam Sensor Leaks

This bulletin applies to 2017-2018 Toyota Highlander and Sienna, 2018 Camry and 2016-1028 Tacoma models. Some vehicles equipped with a 2GR-FKS 3.5L engine may exhibit an engine oil leak from the cam sensor bolt holes. The flange bolts and the camshaft housings have been changed to address the issue.

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Leaky Cat

This bulletin applies to 2018 Jaguar XJ vehicles equipped with a 5.0L supercharged engine and automatic transmission. The transmission oil may leak, resulting in transmission sump replacement.

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Subaru Recall

Subaru has issued a recall for 2015-2016 Legacy and Outback vehicles built between July 3, 2015, to July 27, 2015.

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Chevy Leaker

This bulletin applies to 2016-2019 Chevy Camaro vehicles equipped with a 2.0L or 2.5L engine. An engine oil leak may be found from the side of the engine block, near the starter. The condition may be caused by porosity in the cast engine block at a bed plate bolt hole location.

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Leaky Benz

This bulletin applies to 2007-2008 Mercedes-Benz E320 models equipped with the 642 engine. If the lower oil pan appears to be leaking oil, check to see if the oil is coming from the drain holes that connect the V-chamber below the intake manifold.

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Chevy Oil Leak Fix

This bulletin applies to 2013 – 2019 Chevy Malibu vehicles equipped with a 2.5L or 2.0L engine. The same engines are available in a number of GM vehicles including Buick Envision and Regal, Cadillac CTS, ATS and CT6, Chevy Camaro, Equinox, Impala and Traverse and GMC Acadia, Canyon and Terrain.

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Mini Leak

This bulletin applies to 2014 Mini Cooper vehicles equipped with a 1.6L engine. An oil leak can develop at a sealing plug located in the cylinder head, just below the vacuum pump.

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Pop Goes the Rear Mainseal

Some owners of 2011 Buick Regal vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine may complain of an engine oil leak that appeared in extremely cold ambient temperatures (generally 0 degrees Fahrenheit or colder). They may also comment that they heard a single “pop” noise immediately before the oil leak started.

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