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1999 Chrysler Sebring Coupe 2.5 oil in spark plug tubes. Replacing valve cover gaskets and spark plug tube seals at top of tubes. Concerned about bottom of tube. Is that an area that might also be leaking? Should I re-seat the tubes? All 6 tubes were full of oil.

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    How so I fix a oil leak coming from the spark plug area?

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It is possible the tubes are leaking at the bottom but highly unlikely. There is next to 0 oil pressure in that area so the tubes would actually drain if leaking. I would start with the tube seals and gaskets as you have already planned and check it again later down the road like at the next oil change interval. You're on the right track for the repair, just be patient with the intake plenum and you'll do fine.

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