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From your description, they did something wrong. It sounds as though there is a leaking gasket or the pan itself is leaking oil, which when low enough (oil), would cause an overheating issue. If the engine ran out of oil, this could cause your overheating issue, though you would have seen an oil light flash on first. I'm thinking the leaking you saw was not ...


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As @ Paulster2 has stated you need to determine where the sensor is leaking. I would focus my concerns on the oil pressure sensor very soon. The oil sending unit is under pressure, the oil pan is merely a container for the oil.The oil pump has the capacity to empty all the oil out of the engine in less than a minute at high rpm. If the oil sending unit were ...


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An oil leak where you see a drip form, but it doesn't drip is not an immediate problem. If this is something you don't want to fix right away, there shouldn't be a huge issue. There are two concerns: Keep a close eye on the oil and ensure it stays topped off. You'll want to check it a little more often than you would under normal circumstances so as to ...


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Well if you know the oil is leaking from the bolt on the pan I'd say you obviously don't have a good seal. I would re thread the hole and replace the washer and bolt. I stripped the oil pan bolt on my Yamaha R6 a while back. With a little bit of trial and error I discovered that it was a 14mm 1.25 thread so I picked up a 14mm 1.5 thread tap at Autozone, ...


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Unfortunately, oil consumption in these engines can be quite large. GM has put out service bulletins which says that engine use up to 1 quart per 2000 miles is perfectly normal. I found some information on the bulletin: (NOTE: - I was unable to find the actual bulletin, but the following is an excerpt from it, which was copied into the forum link I provided ...



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