Oil Leak From Valve Covers and/or Front Crankshaft Seal on Chrysler Town & Country

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

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Average mileage: 136,605 (58,000–196,797)
6 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001
20 people reported this problem
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country 119,000 mi,
Replaced oil filter, oil sending unit with no luck. The oil is a steady drip from the front of the motor behind the water pump area.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country 134,000 mi,
valve cover leaks
2000 Chrysler Town & Country 139,900 mi,
coolant and oil leaking from under the timing chain cover.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country 108,000 mi,
Gaskets are worn, hard to replace
1999 Chrysler Town & Country 196,797 mi,
Oil leaking from behind water pump dont know were its coming from
2001 Chrysler Town & Country 150,000 mi,
not addressed yet
1999 Chrysler Town & Country 151,500 mi,
just letting it warm up for 10 minutes left a oil puddle just bigger than my foot. coming from near the water pump
1997 Chrysler Town & Country 134,000 mi,
egr needed to be replaced and O2 sensor and now mechanic is wanting to charge another 400 for vavles leaking oil and says it's dangerous.
1999 Chrysler Town & Country 167,892 mi,
timing cover seal or gasquet leak oil