I recently bought new tires. The employee there informed me that I have an oil leak, but the leak is out of reach and would require them to drop the engine and basically cost a lot in labor. He was estimating about $600, but he wasn't able to approve the labor hours either way. He also estimated the leakage to be roughly a quart a week.
I just wanted to know what progression I should go through to get this leak fixed and if there is actually a leak require the engine to be dropped.
I have a friend who goes to mechanic school who said he could work on it during their open shop if it was a relatively easy fix.
FYI: It's a 2000 Jeep Sahara, manual transmission with just over 100k miles.