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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 137,566 (65,000–226,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6
6 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000
24 people reported this problem
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oil in spark plug holes won't start
oil is all over one of the plugs .... and the no.3 plug keeps popping out of the engine block
Car just started misfire and see a small amount of oil in the plug wires.
#4 missfires
oil in the plugs , change them ,new wires dist, caps still running rough ? could it be crankshaft sensor ?
Number2cylinderopen on 1998crysler cirrus
want start etc
Not fixed yet
Engine missing. Code reads cylinder #1 misfiring. Oil on spark plug tubes.
not fix yet
2 out of the 6 spark plugs (tested only front 3) were submerged in oil.
spark tube seals leak, started at 100,000