Various Engine Oil Leaks on Jeep Cherokee

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.

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Average mileage: 162,895 (90,000–320,000)
Engines affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 4.0L 6 Cylinder
12 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
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2001 Jeep Cherokee 102,000 mi,
2001 xj, oil leaks that needed repair are valve cover, rear main seal and oil filter seals.
1997 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 168,000 mi,
Major leak from valve cover gasket. Replaced it.
1995 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 170,000 mi,
engine is leaking oil from oil pan it looks like and it sounds like it has the exaust problem
1999 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 140,000 mi,
oil leaking out of pan seal
1991 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 320,000 mi,
leaks repaired when engine was rebuilt
2000 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 192,000 mi,
Vehicle recently purchased as "summer project" from a friend, quick assessment found a fair amount of oil seepage around pan gasket and a little on the valve cover gasket as well.
1999 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 90,000 mi,
Minor oil pan leak, no repair done
1995 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 185,000 mi,
Leaking like mad around oil pan. replaced seal twice.
1992 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder
i replaced the gasket and no relief then i replace the oil cap that did it
1994 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0L 6 Cylinder 189,000 mi,
Oil constantly leaking. Went to repair shop they said it was a valve problem. $130 to repair.