Engine Misfire Due to Oil in Spark Plug Tubes on Chrysler Sebring

Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.

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Average mileage: 144,103 (100,000–251,035)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6, 4 Cylinder
6 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2005
17 people reported this problem
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2000 Chrysler Sebring - 2.5L V6 120,000 mi,
spark tubes full of oil
1998 Chrysler Sebring - 2.5L V6 131,000 mi,
Car would not turn over, replaced fuel pump and filter, car worked well for two days then broke down again. Checked spark plugs and tubes are filled with oil. Getting ready to replace tube seals and see if this repair problem.
2001 Chrysler Sebring - 2.4L 4 Cylinder 167,000 mi,
Mis fire oil in the spark plug cyliders
1999 Chrysler Sebring - 2.5L V6 110,000 mi,
Misshapened spark plug tube seals created significant oil leak and misfire. Had to order new tube seals with gasket... Looked like a manufactured defect.
1998 Chrysler Sebring - 2.5L V6 147,000 mi,
cranks but no spark. pulled intake to get to back plugs holes were full of oil
oil in spark plug tubes ,causing rough idle misfires and poor fuel economy