Engine Oil Leak From Oil Filter Adapter on Dodge Grand Caravan

An oil leak from the oil filter adapter may be evident. Dodge has made a revised oil filter adapter is available.

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Average mileage: 112,515 (40,000–230,000)
Engines affected: 3.3L V6, 3.8L V6
8 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, more2006, 2007, 2008, 2014
33 people reported this problem
12 people shared problem details
Our oil leaks at the filter and adapter area that's attached to the engine. It has leaked since we have bought it at 90,000 miles and still leaks at 135000. What can I do?
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oil leak around oil filter mount will let you knoe if it is easy fix
Oil filter adapter housing to block leaking. Dealer gasket part cost 2.59
Small leak from oil filter. Thinking a new oil change would fix the problem but after three seasons still the same leak.
We had an oil leak from the "oil pan" and service charged over $200 to fix the leak. Went home sat over night and was fine for the night. Then noticed drips again. took it in and they said just residue left over. Next few days couple of small drips. about two weeks past and started noticing several spots. Took it in and service said it was the oil filter and they replaced and did an oil change. Two days later still dripping oil. Service says not dripping when brought it in and could not find the problem. Going to take it in one more time and see what they say but is certainly coming from the area by the filter as it has been since they replaced the oil pan gasket. Tired of taking in again and again for the same issue. Techs need to be honest.
Oil leak from Oil filter Adapter housing, covered under warranty and currently being repaired
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan- 3.8L V640,000
Same issue, I'll be taking it to a mechanic to replace the adapter.
Was driving and all of a sudden the van started over heating. Filled with water and drove not 10 miles and star y ed to get hot again.
Noticed the oil filter and oil pan were saturated in oil and just assumed it was the oil filter itself. After changing the filter at the next oil change i noticed the leak didn't subside. Now with 88,000 miles the leak has progressively gotten worse. I hadn't addressed the problem because it wasn't causing a noticeable loss of oil but now the oil pan and filter are soo saturated in oil that its occasionally dripping and it's time to fix the problem before it gets any worse. With how many people reported this same problem I believe the oil filter adapter should be recalled.
oil is leaking from under the oil filter. I changed the filter and its still leaking.
Found that oil was leaking from the fitting.
oil leaks from oil filter adapter where filter matas with unit.
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