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Various Engine Oil Leaks on Jeep Wrangler

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

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Jeep Wrangler Vehicles With This Problem

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$141-$264
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Average mileage: 113,005 (4,300–250,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 4.0L 6 Cylinder, 4.2L 6 Cylinder
19 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011
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Started noticing a burning smell, usually occurs approximately 1 mile/3 minutes after starting the vehicle, after stopping at the first stoplight. Smell comes and goes.
oil flowing from the right front top edge of the oil pan while engine is running
I am having the same problem. Trying to figure out how to fix it now. The place where I change my oil is telling me it will be expensive due to how you have to replace the gasket. BTW the oil pan gasket is what they are saying is leaking. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
The oil pressure sending unit was leaking which looked like an oil pan gasket leak. Realtivly easy fix for about $35
Driving home I had a significant amount of smoke, pull in the driveway and shut it off, wait and start it back to see if I can locate the issue and I have oil puddled just behind the front passenger tire!!!
Yes, am sad to say,my 2011 Jeep Wrangled is a oil leaker. Engine wet with oil,value covers, and other areas.
When I park it, a small oil 'puddle' develops. Engine oil burnt oil smell. Time to trade at 140,000 miles. Mostly, mail delivery miles. 66 miles of stopping and accellerating.
same problem was told that my Jeep is used very often and that is what cuases the leaks. My Jeep is driven everyday 30 to 40 miles. are you kidding me. Thought Jeep was reliable, built well. Way too many problems w/ my Jeep lately!