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BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak

Part No. 49499 Warranty  
Blue Devil Oil Stop Leak seals engine oil leaks permanently. It is non-clogging and will not harm your engine. Blue Devil is safe and easy to use and is compatible in gasoline or diesel engines.

Product Features:
  • Guaranteed to permanently seal seeping or dripping oil leaks
  • Repairs and reconditions rubber seals throughout any fluid oil system
  • All leaks are sealed while the vehicle is being driven
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Application Method:POUR IN
Applicator Type:TWIST OFF
Color:CLEAR
Container Size:8 OZ
Container Type:PLASTIC BOTTLE
Material:GLYCOL

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BlueDevilOil Stop Leak
 
3.8

(based on 9 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Easy to use (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home garage (4)
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    3.0

    Works partially

    By Safe driver

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Requires 2-4 Hours Drive

    Best Uses

    • Temporary Oil Leak Fix

    Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

    My 189,000 mile sedan has a moderate engine oil leak (need to top up every 2 weeks). I was hoping this product would fix it without expensive repairs. Based on other reviewers' comments, I changed the oil, added Oil Stop Leak, then drove on and off for over 2 hours. The next day, the oil leak was still there. Thinking it might take some time, I kept driving. About 3 days after application, panic!!! The oil pressure light came on. After making sure that the oil level was still full, I ignored the light. It has stayed off ever since. Maybe the additive fooled the oil sensor??!! It's been 3 weeks, and I've had to top up once. So the leak has improved but didn't go away.

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    (7 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good product

    By Tim the tool man

    from Ga

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

        Slowed leak from oil pump after a couple days. Hopefully it will stop all the way soon.

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        (8 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Did Help Quite A Bit

        By Home repair guy

        from Iowa City, Iowa

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        Level 5

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Garage

          Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

          Put this in a '95 Camry 4 cyl. with about 160K miles on it and within a week the rather large rear main seal leak lessened to a few drips overnight. Then after a few weeks it stopped leaking altogether. But alas, it did start leaking again after about 2 months. But it never leaked to the level of what it was beforehand which was substantial. After 5 months still no regrets buying this product.

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          (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Did Help

          By Home repair guy

          from Iowa City, Iowa

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          Level 5

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Garage

            Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

            Put this in my car which currently has a rear main seal leak. I tried their rear main sealer before. It did seem to alleviate the major leaking for the most part I had going on at the time. I'm trying this stuff to see if there's any further improvement. So far it may have a helped a bit. But overall it's just a chemical solution and it can only do so much. If the engine gaskets/seals have become very worn they won't seal even if they become softened and or swollen from chemical additives.

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            (42 of 73 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Cadillac Northstar - No More Leaking

            By Happy with this stuff!

            from Annapolis, MD

            About Me Casual Driver

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage

              Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

              I had a quite common oil pan leak in a 1997 Cadillac Deville with a Northstar engine. This leak blew back onto the exhaust system, creating a foul oil-burning smell in the cabin and creating a fire hazard when hitting a 700 degree catalytic converter. Because the entire engine must be pulled to replace the oil pan gasket (stupid design), and I was provided an estimate of $3,200 from the dealer to repair the problem, I reluctantly tried White Shepherd as a last-ditch effort to avoid the expensive repair (I really did not want to put any kind of so-called miracle cure in my motor oil). Because the Northstar engine holds 8 quarts of oil, I added one and a half 8oz bottles of White Shepherd and immediately drove it non-stop for a 2.5 hour period. I am shocked that there is no more sign of oil on the undercarriage (except the now-dry stains where the oil previously collected). The engine ran just a smooth, and the engine temperature remained the same (200 to 220 degrees). It has only been one day since I used this product so I do not know how long it will hold up, however, so far, I am highly impressed! BTW, I know it was the oil pan because I had previously cleaned the entire area with Gunk and drove the car 100 miles. There was no oil above the pan, only from the pan seal and below. The oil was also leaking from the entire perimeter of the pan (at least the areas that are visible while on a lift), not just in one spot - this was a bad leak. No more!

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              (43 of 80 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Does Have a Money Back Guarantee

              By Home repair guy

              from Iowa City, Iowa

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              Level 5

              Pros

              • Can get your money back

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • For minors leaks only

                Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

                Seem to work for about a week or so only so far as stopping the week altogether. Afterwards it did start leaking slowly again but still better than it was.

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                (63 of 133 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Really Worked!

                By nay

                from West Virginia

                About Me Casual Driver

                Pros

                • Did what it claimed to do

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

                    A couple of months ago my college aged sons Suzuki XL-7 started leaking oil badly. {The vehicle has approximately 200,000 miles on it.} When he would pull up to a stop the smoke would roll out from under the car where the oil had leaked onto the exhaust. Rather embarrassing and stinky for a college kid with a girlfriend etc. The car is only worth about a thousand bucks and the repair shop said it was probably the rear main seal. I told him to try the White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak so he did with an oil change. After a day or two the leak had decreased to the point that it no longer smoked at every stoplight. If he gets a half a year or more out of it that would be good. I'm impressed.

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                    (62 of 113 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    This product did nothing

                    By chicooliver

                    from San Diego, CA.

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                    Pros

                    • None

                    Cons

                    • Does not work

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

                      I purchased this product because of the reviews I found on the Web. After application and driving my car (according to directions), and giving an extra three days- I found no change. The oil leak remains the same. I have a classic car, spent a great deal on it, and thought I might save a little money in the short term, but I did not. Save your money.

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                      (87 of 154 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      White Shepard Really Works!!!

                      By TC

                      from Winnetka, CA.

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Garage
                        • Upkeep

                        Comments about BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak:

                        I have a 2001 BMW X5 which developed a serious oil leak (everytime I stopped, there was a spot). I put a bottle of White Shepard in the oil and after a couple of days of driving, the oil leak was gone except for a small drop here or there. I put in another bottle and after driving for a 3 hrs, not a drop no where. The truck seems to be driving much better also, had white smoke out the back, now no more smoke. I am so pleased with this product, it really works. I'm telling everyone I can about it!!

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                        • Q:

                          I DON'T SEE ANYONE ASKING, OR USING IT FOR VALVE COVER GASKETS. THAT WOULD INCLUDE SEALS AROUND THE SPARK PLUGS. WILL IT NOT GET TO THOSE AREAS?
                          Asked on 3/10/2014 by Cliff from Prescott, AZ

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Hi Cliff, happy to help! The White Shepherd Stop Leak & Conditioner is a new revolutionary product that has the remarkable ability to repair and seal leaks in power steering, engine oil pans, transmissions, differentials, rack & pinion steering, and even hydraulic systems. It contains no solid or particulate matter. It is non-clogging and will not harm your engine. Bonds to metal, aluminum, cast, alloy or plastic.

                            Answered on 3/11/2014 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          can this stop my oil leak?
                          Asked on 1/28/2014 by Arjaye

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Hi Arjaye, this oil stop leak may help but I would first recommend finding out exactly the cause of leak and fixing up the problem by replacing the necessary parts.

                            Answered on 1/29/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Would this help valve guide seals that are leaking?
                          Thanks
                          Asked on 12/2/2013 by Scott from Wetumpka AL

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Hi Scott, great question! The BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak may help on your leaking valve guide seals. However, I would recommend you to fix the leak by replacing the necessary parts in order to avoid intermittence.

                            Answered on 12/3/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Is the Oil Stop Leak different than the transmission stop leak? Can the oil stop leak me used in automatic transmission?
                          Asked on 7/28/2013 by pdspeed from St. Louis MO

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This Blue Devil Oil Stop Leak - part# 49499 repairs and reconditions rubber seals throughout any fluid oil system and seals seeping or dripping oil leaks. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 7/28/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          IS IT POSSIBLE TO OVER USE THIS PRODUCT AND CAUSE A OIL FLOW PROBELM OR CLOGGED OIL SUMP SCREEN?
                          Asked on 4/20/2013 by DON from TRENTON NJ

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                            A:

                            No, excess of White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak - Part No. 49499 will not harm the engine or create an oil flow problem. However any Stop Leak fluid is a temporary fix only, you may need to replace the defective part in a timely manner. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 4/22/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can this be used in a differential? I have a 2003 Trailblazer and the front axle seal is leaking. If so how much do I mix with the diff lube?

                          Thanks
                          Asked on 12/7/2012 by jman

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak (Part No. 49499) is useful in nearly any fluid oil system. Permanently repairs leaks by revitalizing old, shrunken and hardened rubber gaskets and seals. Not harmful to vehicle. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 12/8/2012 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this in a Land Rover Disco 2 rear transfer box with a leaking seal?
                          Asked on 8/15/2012 by Disco2 from Kennett Square, PA

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                            A:

                            Yes, this White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak - part# 49499 may work for your application as this oil leak sealer is useful in nearly any fluid oil system. Permanently repairs leaks by revitalizing old, shrunken and hardened rubber gaskets and seals. Not harmful to vehicle. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                            Answered on 8/15/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          i bought a bottle of white sheperd oil stop leak, it did not work. if it's a front crank seal, should i get the white sheperd rear crank oil sealant? will it hurt my mazda rx8 if i get it now even though i have already put in abottle of oil stop leak?
                          Asked on 6/2/2012 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Firstly, sorry about your oil leak problem. This White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak (Part No. 49499) is one of the best stop leak fluid in the market and can be used with nearly any fluid system. It works well once you use this product as per the instructions. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying any alternate Crank oil sealant. For any further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 6/5/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          can i use white shepard in a mazda rx8 rotary engine? i have a slight leak from the front crank seal.
                          Asked on 5/20/2012 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak - part# 49499 is useful in nearly any fluid oil system. Permanently repairs leaks by revitalizing old, shrunken and hardened rubber gaskets and seals. Not harmful to vehicle.

                            Answered on 5/21/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will this help my leaky crank seals on my dirtbike?
                          Asked on 4/21/2012 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak with part# 49499 is meant to repair and seal leaks in power steering, engine oil pans, transmissions, differentials, rack & pinion steering, and even hydraulic systems.Bonds to metal, aluminum, cast, alloy or plastic. The White Shepherd Stop Leak & Conditioner works on cars, trucks, vans or SUV's with gas or diesel engines, automatic transmissions, marine engines, grader, dozer hydraulic pumps, farm tractors and equipments.

                            Answered on 4/22/2012 by Vincent from AAP
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