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Nanette, just noticed oil on the ground under my 2012

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Nanette, just noticed oil...

Nanette, just noticed oil on the ground under my 2012 hydunai Sonata

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It seems to be closer to the passenger side. Didn't see any oil splattered on the engine. I do see oil on the under panel

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Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Hyundai
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Hyundai Mechanic: eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 years ago
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is it a lot? was it recently serviced?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I had the oil changed couple weeks ago. The car had been sitting for about day and half and there was a noticeable amount on the ground
Hyundai Mechanic: eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 years ago

Have you checked the oil level?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I did and it showed just over the full line
Hyundai Mechanic: eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 years ago

and your positive its from your car??

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I went to town earlier today and when I got back home I parked in a different spot that's when I noticed the oil in the other spot. I waited alittle while and went back out looked under the car and could see where oil had dropped on the ground. That's when I checked the oil and looked until the hood good to see if oil was under the hood.
Hyundai Mechanic: eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 years ago

I would take it back to where you had the oil change done and have them double check the drain plug and oil filter.. Its likely from one of the two...If it was just serviced and they did not advise you of any leaks its likely their error..

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I then looked under the car and could see evident of oil beneath the plastic under carriage
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Would it have just started?
Hyundai Mechanic: eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 years ago

it could be residual from a spill. It could be you just noticed? The plastic shield should be removed and the car should be checked to see what the source is

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I will see about getting a hold of them then
Hyundai Mechanic: eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 years ago

best of luck any other issues respond here

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