If you’ve noticed a pool or even streak of oil underneath your car, it can be very frustrating and worrying when you don’t know what the cause is. Looking underneath the car for drips may isolate the area (and confirm it’s your car not someone else who parked there beforehand) but you may still feel clueless as to the cause. Here we’ll explain a few of the main possibilities for oil leaks on your car and remind you to get it checked out by a professional mechanic as soon as possible to prevent a car breakdown.
It is essential to check your engine oil level often, otherwise you could cause damage to your engine if there is not enough or too much oil inside the engine. Here are some handy tips on checking your engine oil level.*