Oil leaks are a clear sign of an engine in need of service, and they’re almost always the direct result of poor maintenance. Seals become hard and dry and fail to protect against fluid loss. Leaks can lead to catastrophic engine failures.
Engine replacement is very expensive, so regular inspection and maintenance is critical. In fact, engine longevity usually comes down to how often and how well your engine is maintained.
Signs that your engine needs to be serviced: