Oil leak under car

Asked by Apr 13, 2018 at 03:29 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car was not running very well it was very
low on oil I put the oil in the car started the
car it sounded fine and then all the sudden
all the oil can out of the bottom of the car
out of the bottom

2 Answers

120,465

That is bad. Try to determine where the oil is coming from. It could be a bad rear main seal or perhaps a hole in the block or oil pan.

67,965

Sounds like it may have put a connecting rod out of the block or oil pan. Did it make noises just before the oil started coming out?

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