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Dodge Grand Caravan Oil Leaks at Valve Covers/Front Crankshaft Seals are Common on High Mileage Vehicles

Dodge Grand Caravan Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Engines Affected: 3.3L V6, V6

Average Mileage: 202,500 mi (145,000 mi - 260,000 mi)


On higher-mileage vehicles, oil leaks at the valve covers and front crankshaft seal are common.

  • Visitor, , 260,000 mi

    Oil light was coming while stoping, then tech said, it was vwery low on oil, so it requires to change the top valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket, and crank shaft seal, I just bought tuis van, so im seing for now what it needs, so I can fix it gradually.

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  • Visitor, , 3.3L V6, 145,000 mi

    replaced valve cover seals and the spark plugs for good measure

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