Replacing a leaking oil pan is one of the best ways to ensure your engine is receiving the oil it needs, and it can sometimes be done in a matter of a few simple steps. For the lucky few, the source can be a loose oil-pan drain plug, a dipstick tube that’s come unseated from the engine block, or an oil filter that’s either not screwed down or has a cracked gasket.
Detect oil leaking from an oil pan
To trace oil leaking from an oil pan, begin by cleaning the engine with a degreaser, possibly at the self-service car wash. When external oil r