Small oil leak under car just infront of gear lever?

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Ok looked under the car today and noticed a small oil leak, it is located about 12 inches in front of the gear lever? not sure where the oil maybe coming from? any help appreciated.

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craigh wrote:Ok looked under the car today and noticed a small oil leak, it is located about 12 inches in front of the gear lever? not sure where the oil maybe coming from? any help appreciated.

Citroen Pluriel 2005 1.4i
Oil can run along, then drip. It would be best to get a look from underneath.

You two choices are engine oil leaking or gear box oil leaking.

It can be a bit tricky to locate the leak some times and you may need to clean the area and then use the car and check again.
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