Chantilly Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: January 2023

Why Does My Car Have An Oil Leak

Why Does My Car Have An Oil Leak

With winter in full swing in Northern Virginia, your safety on the road matters more now than anything. Before getting in your car, we want you to keep an eye out for leaks, oil leaks specifically. Engine oil leaks are one of the most common causes of engine damage. While it may seem insignificant at first, an oil leak can quickly lead to breakdowns and costly engine repairs.  Today, we are going to help you understand the main culprits behind oil leaks. Why do they happen? And what should you do when you find an oil leak puddle under your car? Common Causes of Oil Leaks Clogged Oil Filter - A degraded oil filter can be responsible for your oil leak. As it collects contaminants from your oil, it can get very dirty over time. When you leave a dirty filter in your car too, it can cause oil to seep out. This can be resolved with an oil filter replacement Loose or Damaged Oil Cap - The oil cap is located under the hood, and it is the spot where y ... read more

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