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Old 01-12-2019, 07:03 PM
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Base one does (have center dam). Z51 not so much
yeah, so it's base.
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Old 01-12-2019, 07:30 PM
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Wet sump and it had its oil changed somewhere cause the sticker says 5900 miles next change. I dont think it comes with a oil change sticker from the factory

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Old 01-12-2019, 11:24 PM
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Please be sure to update us on the cause.
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:36 PM
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Will do. Dealer is 2 hours away and is getting back to me Monday. That's a long tow...
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:31 AM
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Just tighten the oil filter or replace it. Check oil level (probably still full as there is practically none on the floor).
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:31 AM
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Hope all it turns out to be is a loose oil filter. Keep us posted.
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:47 AM
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Theres twice as much oil on the floor now...but I can see its dripping off the filter. I will go to the store tomorrow and get some hockey pucks and try to lift it up
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:53 AM
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Maybe I missed it, but did you just buy the car new? If so, you're under 100% factory warranty. Call the 800 number and get it flat bedded to your nearest Chevrolet dealer for service. No big deal......
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Old 01-13-2019, 01:09 AM
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No skid. Just bought it 2 weeks ago with 600 miles on it. Still under factory warranty tho.
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Old 01-13-2019, 01:58 AM
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Best of luck curious myself keep us posted
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Old 01-13-2019, 05:05 AM
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Wet dream???
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Medusasdelta View Post
Theres twice as much oil on the floor now...but I can see its dripping off the filter. I will go to the store tomorrow and get some hockey pucks and try to lift it up
Yikes.
Warranty is not going to pay for the tow bill or the repair unless its the original ac delco filter. Making things worse, there's no way I would be driving the car with such a significant leak. So you might want to discuss this with whoever sold you the car.
In a pinch, I have driven two wheels up onto a curb so I had room to slither under the car. Obviously you have to be careful doing this, but you can probably approach your driveway at an angle, and carefully steer the drivers side onto the curb while the passenger side is in the street. Just a thought.
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Old 01-13-2019, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Medusasdelta View Post
Theres twice as much oil on the floor now...but I can see its dripping off the filter. I will go to the store tomorrow and get some hockey pucks and try to lift it up
Assuming you have a floor jack that's low enough to get under the C7, I recommend you be very careful using plain hockey pucks that you can't lock into your frame rail slots. You don't want the puck to slip off the frame rail.
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Old 01-13-2019, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Aramis76 View Post
900 miles on the car, it should not have had it's first oil change yet on a wet-sump.
But, being a 2017 maybe they changed the oil before delivery?
The oil change interval is 1 year regardless of mileage. If it were the last 2017 to roll off the line on 6/1/2017 (last day of production), it would have needed to have its oil changed by now.
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Old 01-13-2019, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by LIStingray View Post
The oil change interval is 1 year regardless of mileage. If it were the last 2017 to roll off the line on 6/1/2017 (last day of production), it would have needed to have its oil changed by now.
True, but most dealers won't do it unless you insist. I also see now that the OP bought the care with 600 miles on it, so not the original owner and obviously an oil change happened.
Hopefully the dealer will make it right.
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Old 01-14-2019, 02:20 PM
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OP: Base model stingray's = wet-sump.

Please do not jump to any conclusions, you must first rule out the easiest and simplest (cheapest) explanations. Check all fluid levels. Sample the material, Color and smell, in order to determine the origin. Bright flashlight in hand, You have stated that is near or at the oil filter? test turn the filter, if loose you can simple tighten?

Auto Tech's are always in a hurry?

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Old 01-14-2019, 02:51 PM
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Well, at least the new owner is driving it more than the first owner did.

Best of luck. Like others have said, it's probably just a loose filter or drain plug. Kudos to you for noticing the leak.
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Old 01-14-2019, 07:57 PM
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Off to the dealership. Gotta say that Chevrolet customer service and roadside were amazing!! Nerve racking when they are pulling it up on the truck lol
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Old 01-14-2019, 08:01 PM
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Good advice Ray! I just didnt feel comfortable jacking it up and climbing under without the proper lifting pads and jack. I do hope its something simple. Again, thank you everyone for tips and advice! Proud to be a member of the community!
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Originally Posted by Medusasdelta View Post
Off to the dealership. Gotta say that Chevrolet customer service and roadside were amazing!! Nerve racking when they are pulling it up on the truck lol
I like the way its tied down.
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