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I have 1999 grand caravan 3.3 liter flex fuel....leaking oil. I think it is head gasket. I believe it needs head gasket.

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    Drew Z Dec 28, 2010

    Front or back of the engine?

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These things are notorious for the oil filters coming loose. I'd check that before going any further. If I've helped please rate my assistance and leave a testimonial. P.S. It never hurts to change the oil filter and check the old gasket/"O"ring.

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Leaks on the engine are commonly misdiagnosed. I have had a lot of people think that the "head gasket" is leaking when it is actually the "valve cover gasket". Find out the actual configuration of your engine before thinking the worse. A good look to confirm exactly where the oil is coming from could save you a lot of money.

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........(back).......
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....(back)
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