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Oil return blocked?

Pulled socket ou of front right slot on 3.5 dodge. was covered with oil up 1+1/2 inches. stoped and left plug in.
This was the only plug to do that. If return blocked,how do I unblock(old way was a coathanger) the last time I did this to an old car. not brave enough to try this on this car before asking

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Oil around plug boot on that car is due to leaking valve cover seals.If you remove the valve cover,you will see big O rings that go around each of the plug holes,Just replace valve cover gasket set and problem should be solved.While you have it off,tou can look at the return for obstructions.

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