EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

1996-2000 Dodge Caravan Oil Leak Fix

Stroli Motors helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

In the video above, we show you how to fix minor oil leaks in your 1999 Dodge Caravan. We will show you specifically how to determine if the fluid leaking from your Caravan is oil, check your oil level and fix the oil leak using stop leak. Extremely low oil levels can critically damage your engine, so it is important to be proactive about oil leaks, however small. Oil leaks in the 1999 Caravans with the 3.0 liter engine are often due to a bad seal in the drain plug - the metal washer in your drain plug can only be tightened a few times before it loses its ability to seal and should be replaced periodically to prevent leaking. Replacing the metal washer should only be done when you change the oil in your Caravan, fortunately the video above shows how to fix the minor leak in the interim.

Fixing minor oil leaks is fairly straightforward, but first, make sure that your engine is cold and that your Caravan is parked on a level surface when you check the oil level as both of these things can cause the oil level to read low. Check our What is Leaking? video to see what type of fluid is leaking from your Caravan if you are unsure.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Rotate Tires 1996-2000 Dodge Caravan
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V6
  • 1996-2000 Dodge Caravan: Fix Oil Leaks
    Fix minor oil leaks

    Learn how to diagnose and fix minor oil leaks in your car

    1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V6
  • Check Power Steering Level Dodge Caravan (1996-2000)
    Check power steering fluid level

    Power steering fluid is easy to check and many people (mechanics included) often forget about - learn how here

    1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V6
  • Check Oil Level 1996-2000 Dodge Caravan
    Oil level check

    Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary

    1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V6
  • 1996-2000 Dodge Caravan Interior Fuse Check
    Check for a blown interior fuse

    Carmakers are hiding interior fuse boxes all over the place these days - see how to check your interior fuses here!

    1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V6
  • Add Brake Fluid: 1996-2000 Dodge Caravan
    Add brake fluid

    If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems

    1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V6
  • See all videos for the 1999 Dodge Caravan
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools