Having problems with your 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE ?
Leaking engine oil\015 My car is leaking a lot of engine oil, I parked my car over night and when I came out to move it the next day, there was a large oil puddle on the ground, is there a way to find out where its coming from?\015
Jack up the car and look underneth it , if it is a large amount it is probaly a front or main seal and a lot of work, if it is a small amount you need to tighton the oil pan the bolts tend to come lose overtime and need to tight
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