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I have a 95 lexus sc400. It sat for awhile before I bought 4…

I have a 95...

I have a 95 lexus sc400. It sat for awhile before I bought 4 years ago. Just turned 100K. My mechanic tells me all the seals are leaking. No oil on the floor under the car. What I saw was some dampness around the seals.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

What do yousuggest 300 miles ago. I change it with synthetic every 3000,

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 9-5 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Unfortunately I'm not that mechanical. Haven't tried anything. does it sound that bad. Is there a remedy?

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Pete
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Oil seepage around the seals is normal in an engine this old. If you are not getting any oil stains on the floor under the car I woudn"t do anything yet. If you start replacing seals on an engine this old you will end up replacing all of them, which can get expensive. So in the meantime just monitor the seepage and see if it gets worse. If it starts to get to the point where you notice oil on your floor, then decide if you will get the engine resealed.

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