Ford Taurus/Sable 1986-1995 Repair Information

Excessive Oil Leakage


When large amounts of oil are noticed under the engine after each operation, check for the following, as necessary:

Damaged or broken oil filter gasket
Leaking oil pressure sending switch
Worn rear main oil seal gasket
Worn front main oil seal gasket
Damaged or broken fuel pump gasket (mechanical pump)
Damaged or loose valve cover gasket
Damaged oil pan gasket or bent oil pan
Improperly seated oil pan drain plug
Broken timing chain cover gasket
Blocked camshaft bearing drain hole