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Dodge Stratus Failure in Spark Plug Tube Seals May Cause Misfire and Poor Fuel Economy

Dodge Stratus Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003

Engines Affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6, 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 128,556 mi (14,000 mi - 200,000 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 166,600 mi

    i have oil in the place where my spark plugs go what can i do?

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  •  Rookie

    oil was on the bottom of my plugs...Auto zone has them cheap if you get the valve cover gasket kit it all comes together as one!!

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 95,000 mi

    found the same when changing my plug and wires from ruff idling at stops.

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 116,403 mi

    P300 engine code. Disconnected emissions stopped studdering.need assistance with what to.
    begin replacing. 1)Oxygen sensor, 2) purge valve replacing
    prior to p0300 code I had P0441 and

    3) change plugs and wires. I do not
    have a mechanic that I trust that
    can assist me.

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 155,000 mi

    changed out the plgs and seals, intake valve cover gasket.

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  • Visitor, , 2.5L V6, 200,000 mi

    spark plug wires wet with oil and it is miss firing.

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  • Visitor, , 2.5L V6, 55,000 mi

    Oil in Valve cover tubes. Leaking seals. Hard start and missfires Replaced plugs, seals, Runs great now

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 134,000 mi

    oil in spark plug tubes.

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