Report: Failure in Spark Plug Tube Seals May Cause Misfire and Poor Fuel Economy
Dodge Stratus Problem
Engines Affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6, 4 Cylinder
Average Mileage: 105,156 mi (14,000 mi - 166,600 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, 2000 Dodge Stratus, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 166,600 mi
i have oil in the place where my spark plugs go what can i do?
Visitor, 2003 Dodge Stratus, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 95,000 mi
found the same when changing my plug and wires from ruff idling at stops.
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!!
Visitor, 1999 Dodge Stratus, 2.5L V6, 55,000 mi
Oil in Valve cover tubes. Leaking seals. Hard start and missfires Replaced plugs, seals, Runs great now
Visitor, 1999 Dodge Stratus, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 134,000 mi
oil in spark plug tubes.