Oil leak

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Asked by Mar 31, 2017 at 08:38 PM about the 1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car is leaking oil around the oil filter
gasket looks like it's coming out of bolts
but I'm sure it's a gasket . Only when I first
start the car then it stops when I start it it
sounds like a spitting sound then quits
help

7 Answers

112,395

Time to remove the oil filter and see if that's where its leaking from, make sure you clean the area around the filter good...

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OK could it really be something that simple?? Second and last question!! Say if I change the filter and its still leaking; then move towards the gasket next?

112,395

The thing is there is no other gasket that is there, so take it step by step.

54,545

Wrong.....The oil filter adapter has a gasket between it and the engine block. These are prone to leak and the coolant has to be drained to replace the gasket. Fel Pro 70801 is the part number.

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54,545

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/FEL0/70801/04709.oap? year=1999&make=Lincoln&model=Town%2BCar&vi=1356151&ck= Search_oil+gasket_04709_1356151_1714&keyword=oil+gasket&pt =04709&ppt=C0023

10

Yea I went ahead and pulled the gasket sure enough it was busted so thanks alot cause I thought it was worse they way that oil was coming out

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54,545

Glad you got it fixed. That is a common problem with the 4.6 in the Lincolns, Mercury Marquis and Ford Crown Victorias.

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