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Old 12-07-2013, 04:52 AM   #1
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oil pan slow leak

The last few times I've had my oil changed on my 2006 LJ the mechanic has mentioned that I have a slow leak from my oil pan seal. I have around 125000 miles on the beast. My two questions are, 1) how serious of fix is this? Is it just a simple drain oil remove pan replace seal? 2) is this a precursor to a larger problem?

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Old 12-07-2013, 04:54 AM   #2
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Also, the leak is not significant no oil on my driveway not loosing to much to need a top off between changes.

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Old 12-07-2013, 05:50 AM   #3
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It's just dropping the pan and installing a new gasket. It's nothing serious. I assume the "mechanic" checked that all the bolts are tight. If it's not even leaving anything on the ground, don't worry about it.
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Old 12-07-2013, 06:04 AM   #4
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Yeah, they made sure the bolts were tight. Thanks.
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If it ain't making it to the ground overnight in your driveway I wouldn't worry about it.
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