Various Engine Oil Leaks on Jeep Cherokee

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 162,081 (90,000–320,000)
Engines affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 4.0L 6 Cylinder
12 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
41 people reported this problem
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2001 xj, oil leaks that needed repair are valve cover, rear main seal and oil filter seals.
Major leak from valve cover gasket. Replaced it.
engine is leaking oil from oil pan it looks like and it sounds like it has the exaust problem
oil leaking out of pan seal
leaks repaired when engine was rebuilt
Not fixed help!!!
Vehicle recently purchased as "summer project" from a friend, quick assessment found a fair amount of oil seepage around pan gasket and a little on the valve cover gasket as well.
Minor oil pan leak, no repair done
Leaking like mad around oil pan. replaced seal twice.
i replaced the gasket and no relief then i replace the oil cap that did it
Oil constantly leaking. Went to repair shop they said it was a valve problem. $130 to repair.