1999 vette oil leak

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1999 vette oil leak
stored over winter in garage ,rite after having the oil changed
go to srart it 1st time since storage ,find a oil spot,should I be overly concerned?
 
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One should always be concerned if there is any leak. First question is the oil red tranny / steering or clear kinda gold engine ? then best to look under the car and see where is it dripping from.
 
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its clear/golden
...so it is engine oil , best to lift it up and see where it is coming from. If you never had a problem before the oil change , then it's one of three things : filter is not tight , drain plug is not tight , or they did not wipe the pan and filter area after it finished draining and thus some old oil is still dripping off the surface. Worth checking it out to be certain.
 

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I had an issue with the filter not being tight once(my own fault). Hoping your's is an easy fix as well.
 

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problem solved ,when they did the oil change before I stored it,they either over poured or spilled onto the side,seems the rookie and not the corvette specialist changed my oil at the dealership,i returned the car to the dealer to look under it,they said oil pan , I said wash and clean the bottom of that oil area and lets see if oil is dripping within a few weeks,i took the car out 2 weeks later not a spot to be found,saved myself maybe 1500 on not listening to their advise.
 

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