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Engine Misfire Due to Oil in Spark Plug Tubes on Plymouth Neon

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 123,060 (42,333–200,000)
Engine affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, SOHC
6 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000
25 people reported this problem
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No solution yet I need help with fixing this
Avery cheap and easy fix sparkplug tube seals are about $3.00 each. change valve cover gasket if needed. about $13.00. takes an hour to do both.
rough idle, very poor fuel mileage, oil in spark plug tube
My car has been leaking oil and oil has been filling up in the spark plug holes. Mostly in #4.
Seals did not keep oil from pooling inside spark plug tubes
oil leak inspark down on 2 plugs
I just replaced my spark plugs... plug #4 was covered in oil..
Oil in Cylinder 4! just bought the car nov. 11 2010 with only 42,000 miles.
Spark plug wells full of oil, have to change often.