Originally Posted by Arakor
Thanks for the heads up. I should clean down there while im at it as well.
He said the oil gets on the contacts inside the starter causing failure, by causing arcing I assume. I tightened the oil pan bolts ever so slightly. But I thought people had said trying to make a leaking gasket seal just made it worse. Mine just collects little drops of oil on the bolt heads. Rarely got a drop on the driveway.
But tightening stopped the drops on the driveway. Knock on wood.