Town & Country

Oil Leak From Valve Covers and/or Front Crankshaft Seal on Chrysler Town & Country

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: 136,605 (58,000–196,797)
6 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001
24 people reported this problem
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Replaced oil filter, oil sending unit with no luck. The oil is a steady drip from the front of the motor behind the water pump area.
just letting it warm up for 10 minutes left a oil puddle just bigger than my foot. coming from near the water pump
egr needed to be replaced and O2 sensor and now mechanic is wanting to charge another 400 for vavles leaking oil and says it's dangerous.