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

The spark plug tube seals may 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: 134,030 (65,000–226,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6
6 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 226,000 mi,
oil in spark plug holes won't start
2000 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.4L 4 Cylinder 149,000 mi,
oil is all over one of the plugs .... and the no.3 plug keeps popping out of the engine block
1998 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 89,000 mi,
Car just started misfire and see a small amount of oil in the plug wires.
Y Number2cylinderopen on 1998crysler cirrus Circuit
2000 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 149,100 mi,
want start etc
1999 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 171,000 mi,
Not fixed yet
1997 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 100,000 mi,
Engine missing. Code reads cylinder #1 misfiring. Oil on spark plug tubes.
1996 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 130,999 mi,
not fix yet
2000 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 117,113 mi,
2 out of the 6 spark plugs (tested only front 3) were submerged in oil.
1996 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 160,000 mi,
spark tube seals leak, started at 100,000
1996 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 116,459 mi,
#4 missfires