Plymouth Neon Problems

Engine Misfire Due to Oil in Spark Plug Tubes on Plymouth Neon

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.

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Plymouth Neon Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 123,060 (42,333–200,000)
Engine affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, SOHC
6 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000
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Avery cheap and easy fix sparkplug tube seals are about $3.00 each. change valve cover gasket if needed. about $13.00. takes an hour to do both.
My car has been leaking oil and oil has been filling up in the spark plug holes. Mostly in #4.
Oil in Cylinder 4! just bought the car nov. 11 2010 with only 42,000 miles.