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Dodge Neon Oil Leak May Develop at Cam Sensor O-Ring

Dodge Neon Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002

Engines Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC

Average Mileage: 150,000 mi (131,000 mi - 174,000 mi)


An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.

  • Visitor, , 131,000 mi

    I thought my cam position sensor seal was leaking but after closer inspection I found it to be a leak from the PCV valve which sits just above the CPS. I took the PCV valve out, cleaned everything well and applied a liquid sealer to the PCV and reinstalled. No problem since.

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