Oil Leak From Valve Covers and/or Front Crankshaft Seal on Dodge Grand Caravan

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

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Average mileage: 183,094 (100,000–260,000)
Engines affected: 3.0L V6, 3.3L V6, V6
6 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001
15 people reported this problem
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan - 3.3L V6 154,280 mi,
Leaking oil. Replaced valve cover, oil pan, timing chain cover gaskets and front crank seal, all were leaking oil. Did it myself, not too easy but not too hard..
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan - 3.3L V6 145,000 mi,
replaced valve cover seals and the spark plugs for good measure
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan - 3.3L V6 210,000 mi,
Oil leakage all over the front of the block, oil pressure alarm, continuously on. Still not repaired
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 100,000 mi,
leaking at the valve covers
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan - 3.3L V6 157,000 mi,
slight oil leak around valve covers
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 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.
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan - 3.0L V6 170,000 mi,
needs a quart about once a month