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I just changed the oil in my '98 dodge stratus and now the oil just drains out. I think it might be the rear camshaft seal but I'm not 100% sure. Anyone know how to replace that seal or any suggestions would be wonderful...thanks

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  • str8arrow200 Feb 17, 2009

    i changed my oil on Monday and yesterday it was completely drained of its 4 to 5 quarts

  • str8arrow200 Feb 17, 2009

    its leaking from the driver side near the tranny, thats why i'm thinking it the either the rear camshaft seal or the crankshaft seal

  • str8arrow200 Feb 18, 2009

    its a 2.4

  • str8arrow200 Feb 18, 2009

    i dont want to run the engine since it has no oil left in it but when i noticed it i was driving

  • str8arrow200 Feb 18, 2009

    yes i did prelube the gasket to the oil filter and as for the drain plug, i don't think i can get it any tighter. the leak doesn't look like its from those because it looks like it coming from further up on the engine and on the other side of the engine than the oil filter is

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    no my engine does not have turbo

  • Stan Moffett May 11, 2010

    by draining ou how much and is engine running or not when oil is coming out

  • Stan Moffett May 11, 2010

    what motor is in it

  • Stan Moffett May 11, 2010

    where is leaking at and is motor running or not when motor off

  • Stan Moffett May 11, 2010

    how fast is it draining out and from where on the motor



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Sound like drain plug is out or loose or leaking around oil filter at gasket did you remove all of the old oil filter gasket and did you prelube the gasket by putting oil on your finger and firmly seating the gasket

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  • Stan Moffett Feb 18, 2009

    sounds like a pressure leak at the oil filter

  • Stan Moffett Feb 18, 2009

    have you checked since you lost this oil

  • Stan Moffett Feb 18, 2009

    hey does your motor have a turbo



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