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Tech Tip: How to Solve Mysterious Oil Issues in Older Vehicles

Bar’s Leaks New Professional Oil Seal Repair remedies oil leaking, burning and consumption – safely and affordably
Older cars and oil leaks. You’ve heard this story before, right?

Fixing oil problems common in older vehicles, including minor to moderate leaks, burning oil and low oil levels due to slow consumption, used to start with diagnosing the problem. What was going on? What was leaking? Unfortunately, proper diagnosis requires the customer to accurately describe the issues, so the counterperson can recommend the most appropriate solution. Until now.

Bar’s Leaks® new Professional Oil Seal™ Engine Oil Burning & Leak Repair ends the oil guessing game, because it is a single product guaranteed to permanently stop ALL engine oil loss caused…

How Long Do Stop Leak Products Last?

At Bar’s Leaks, we like to think of our engine stop leak products as temporary fixes that last forever! Kidding aside, in some cases, the only way to repair a leak is by replacing the faulty part. Certain head gasket, oil pump, radiator and power steering line leaks are simply too severe to fix with ANY chemical repair tool. In many other cases, when you first detect a leak, you can save a lot of money and get a long-lasting fix with one of our advanced formulations.

So how long can you expect them to last? It depends. If the leak is mild to moderate, we’ve had customers run 10,000-50,000 miles with no further issues. If the leak is more severe, or on the edge…

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…

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