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When to use Stop Oil Leak Products

At the first sign of an engine oil leak, many people panic. Their first thought is the huge cost involved in replacement or rebuild of the leaking engine in their car, motorcycle, boat or equipment. Thankfully, there is a fast, easy and affordable solution. At Bar’s Leaks, we carry a range of stop oil leak products that can stop small to moderate leaks without a complicated and expensive engine tear-down.
Using Stop Oil Leak Products
Here is a helpful list of occasions when stop oil leak products can be used:

When you want to avoid the cost and headache of replacing leaking seals: You may not have the time or money to tear your engine apart and replace…

Are Stop Oil Leak Products Safe for Small Engines?

We get a lot of questions about whether or not our Bar’s Leaks Stop Oil Leak Products are safe for small engines. The quick answer? Yes. But we wanted to take some time to explain how they work and reassure you that it’s safe to use our lineup of products to stop oil leaks in all sorts of small engines.

You’ll find small engines in a wide range of equipment for your lawn, garden or sports. These include lawn mowers, small garden tractors, dirt bikes, four-wheelers, chainsaws, boats and many other types of useful equipment. The small engines often rev high and can eventually spring an oil leak at the seals. When this happens, you may notice…

Stopping an Oil Leak on a Motorcycle

Motorcycle engines rev hard to produce the power you need to go fast. Over time, parts in your motorcycle engine can start to wear out, causing oil leaks. Common oil leak causes and locations in your motorcycle include:

Oil pan seal: The oil seal between your engine block and the oil pan can wear out over time and get dry and brittle. This allows oil to seep out, often onto the ground.
Cylinder head gasket: A gasket present between your engine block and oil can cover is a common location for oil leaks, as the seal gets old and the bolts holding the covers on work their way loose.
Oil filter: The seal on your oil…

Posted in: Engine, Leaks, Oil

Why Is My Vehicle Burning Oil?

Have you noticed a puff of blue smoke when you fire your vehicle up? That is one telltale sign that your engine is burning oil. While a small amount of smoke maybe isn’t a major problem, it’s a sign that your engine is starting to wear out. There are two locations where oil typically gets into your combustion chambers:

Valve seals: The valves in each cylinder have small seals to keep oil from flowing directly into your engine. In normal operation, the oil present keeps the seals lubricated, but over time those seals can wear out and start to crack. When this happens, excess oil leaks into the engine and burns off, creating that blue smoke.

Posted in: Engine, Oil, Valve Seal

Bar’s Leaks Oil Seal Permanently Fixes Oil Leaks and Burning Oil

Professional formula solves oil leaking, burning and consumption issues with one dose
We are proud to announce Bar’s Leaks Professional Oil Seal Engine Oil Burning & Leak Repair (p/n OS-1), the most advanced oil solution we’ve ever developed. This professional-grade formula is guaranteed to permanently stop all engine oil loss caused by leaks, over-consumption, and burning.

Oil Seal Engine Oil Burning & Leak Repair’s unique combination of synthetic polymers combined with premium seal restoring additives work together in four ways to create a long-lasting repair:

A seal-rejuvenating additive restores seal size, flexibility and elasticity lost to engine heat, age, high mileage or extended vehicle storage. This prevents oil from leaking past the seals and burning in the…

Posted in: Engine, Leaks, Oil, Valve Seal