Motor Oil Pool Under Car

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Old 01-21-02, 03:31 PM
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Motor Oil Pool Under Car

Can anyone tell me which gaskets or seals need to be replaced on My 84 Scirrocco .There was a pool of motor oil under car when I started it other day oil idiot light came on Next morning checked under car big pool of motor oil Only place I saw wet was oil pan area
 
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Old 01-21-02, 04:43 PM
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Likely a bad oil pressure switch.

Gunk the engine down to get rid of all the grease and fill it with oil. Start it up and observe where the oil is coming from. Likely the switch .
 
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Old 01-21-02, 06:56 PM
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If you've had your oil changed recently, check the drain plug and filter for tightness also.
 
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Old 01-22-02, 11:13 AM
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Ditto on the drain plug. My mom's tempo burned up b/c the idiot at the shop who changed her oil had the plug cross-treaded. Guess who paid to have the engine replaced!
 
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