Just wondering if I can get some advise really, I have had an oil leak on my car for about 2 months now and I have taken it to a garage 3 times now to have the oil pressure switch replaced (£97) and it wasnít that, also the cam seal replace along with a water pump and new battery (£267) and this didnít do anything the cam seal I mean, and I took it to another garage and they replaced the Sump Seal and gasket and charged me £230 and I take it home and low and behold it still leaks.
The leak only ever seems to occur when I do quite a long drive i.e. some time on the motorway, on short journeys it doesnít do anything the leak is directly below the sump and you can very easily smell oil whilst you are in the car.
I told the garage this after paying £230 and they said bring it back and we will fix it for free, I phoned them today to ask what was wrong and I was told apparently its to do with some kind of oil pressure seals that only spurt out oil when they havenít been cleaned and when I get to a certain speed. He continued to ask if my car had ever over heated and how many owners it has had as I said its never over heated since Iíve had it.
End of the day they said they will clean these oil pressure bearing things not a clue what he was on about and this should rectify the problem.
Is this true or false that a oil leak can start once I get to a certain speed or temp as its only on long drives??? I am just getting fed up of garages not having a clue!
Cheers and well done if you managed to read all this and make sense of it all.