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The average cost to repair an oil gasket leak is $396 to $511 if the oil pan requires resealing, and $249 to $348 if the valve cover gaskets require replacement. RepairPal.com bases these prices on the national average f... More »

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Raise the vehicle if necessary to inspect the underside of it, and thoroughly inspect the engine and oil pan to determine the cause of the leak. Some common causes of oil leaks include faulty gaskets, a loose or damaged ... More »

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To fix an oil leak on a car, raise the car, locate the source of the leak, repair the leak, and lower the car. Be sure to check the oil filter and the oil pan gasket for any oil leaks. Required tools include a ratchet so... More »

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To stop an engine oil leak at the valve cover gasket, expose the vehicle engine, remove the valve cover and gasket, insert the new gasket, and replace the valve cover. You need the vehicle manual, a wrench, a screwdriver... More »

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As of 2015, the average cost to repair an oil pan gasket ranges from about $400 to $500. The specific price is dependent upon the driver's location, as well as the make and model of her car. More »

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Oil appears in the spark plug well when there is a leaking valve cover gasket or when an O-ring weakens or loosens. Each spark plug has an O-ring that prevents oil leaks. When the O-ring breaks, oil begins to pool in the... More »

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To fix an oil leak in a car, find the source of the leak, check the oil pan gasket and repair the leak as appropriate. Fixing an oil leak in a car takes a minimum of an hour and requires a car jack, jack stands and wrenc... More »

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