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2008 Toyota Camry Solara SE 2dr Coupe I4 Man (Natl)

2008 Toyota Camry Solara
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Compact
22 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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February 25, 2013, 10:18 pm

Anil K
 

Question: oil leak??

I have noticed dark stains around the top edge of the engine. does it mean some gasket is wearing out??
THanks,
Anil


March 4, 2013, 11:24 am

Elizabeth K
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Yes, that is usually what that means. If it is the top of the engine, that usually is the valve cover gasket, but in order to get an accurate estimate of the repair, you'll need to get an accurate diagnosis. Have a mechanic take a look at it to give you more details.


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March 5, 2013, 6:14 pm

Anil K
 

Thank you! that helps. I guess this should be attended in urgency?


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March 6, 2013, 8:34 am

Elizabeth K
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Check the oil level on the dipstick. If it is not low (your leak is slow) then don't have to rush the repair.


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