Synthetic & Leaks
It is my understanding that the "leak problem" with early synthetics was attributed to the base stock used to make the oil, and the fact that it didn't react well to some gaskets.
And I was under the impression that all manufacturers stopped using this formula -- so leaking as a result of changing to synthetic should be a thing of the past.
I am by no means an "oil-ologist". I'm just living proof that a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing.
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