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I have an oil leak, oil shows up on top of the engine.

2003 Crysler PT 4 Cylinder engine, Automatic Trans. I can not fine were the oil is leaking from. Its shows up on top the engine, behine the oil cap in front of the power stering filler tank. The engine has a flat surface near the first spark plug. The oil seem to build up from there and runs across to the middle and down the back onto the engine. Were do I start?

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  • DODGYD1 Feb 26, 2009

    it seems to b leaking out of the engine seal just under where you pour the oil in , how can i sort this.

  • larry_newman Apr 14, 2009

    After 106k miles, I traded the PT Cruiser. Notice that the transmission started to delay a little. Felt that it was time to move on. I do think that your answer was on target with a gasket leak. Thank you so much.

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Spray cold engine down with carb cleaner or brake cleaner. Let air out. Keep watch on where you first see the oil. It is most likely from your valve cover gasket.

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