A seal in the 4 cylinder engine around the balance shaft tends to fall out, causing a large oil leak. There is a retaining device available to prevent the seal from falling out, which can be put in place during routine timing belt maintenance.
Average mileage: 83,000 (83,000–83,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder DOHC, 2.3L 4 Cylinder
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