oil leak on 1997 Chrysler Town & Country

hi my van is leaking oil from around the oil filter. what is it. i have replaced the oil filter but still oil is comeing from some where.

by in Decatur, GA on December 18, 2008
4 answers
ANSWER by on December 19, 2008
Oil leaks can be very hard to pin point. When replacing the filter always make sure the gasket from the old filter is not stuck on the mounting surface. Two oil filter gaskets will always cause a leak. If the leak is from behind the filter it could be related to the oil filter mounting adapter or the oil cooler lines attached to it if so equipped. You may need help from a qualified technician to help you isolate the cause of the oil leak.
ANSWER by on March 19, 2010
my chrysler town and country had the same problem. The oil was coming from the actual oil filter bracket gasket. One problem, no one had the gasket to repair it. I took the bracket off scraped and sanded both mating parts and applied permatex. No more oil yea!
ANSWER by on May 05, 2010
I think there is a service recall about this
ANSWER by on March 23, 2012
When it was replaced, did they lube the new filter seal before they put the new one on?
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