Grand Caravan

Oil Leak From Valve Covers and/or Front Crankshaft Seal on Dodge Grand Caravan

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 183,094 (100,000–260,000)
Engines affected: 3.0L V6, 3.3L V6, V6
6 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001
15 people reported this problem
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Leaking oil. Replaced valve cover, oil pan, timing chain cover gaskets and front crank seal, all were leaking oil. Did it myself, not too easy but not too hard..
Oil leakage all over the front of the block, oil pressure alarm, continuously on. Still not repaired
Oil light was coming while stoping, then tech said, it was vwery low on oil, so it requires to change the top valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket, and crank shaft seal, I just bought tuis van, so im seing for now what it needs, so I can fix it gradually.