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So I've taken my jeep to the dealership multiple times and they cant find the exact source of a small leak I have, they've replaced the oil filter housing, upper and lower intake gaskets, etc.. uv dye was added to find the source but no luck. Is it really that big of a deal? I'm sick of leaving it at the dealership all the time. What else could it be? Only 9k miles on a 2018
 

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Every oil leak is a big deal, that can be fixed. That's why one has warranty. You may want to try a different Dealer. Make sure that they give you a loner.
 

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So I've taken my jeep to the dealership multiple times and they cant find the exact source of a small leak I have, they've replaced the oil filter housing, upper and lower intake gaskets, etc.. uv dye was added to find the source but no luck. Is it really that big of a deal? I'm sick of leaving it at the dealership all the time. What else could it be? Only 9k miles on a 2018

Yes every oil leak is a big deal, when looking can you get a general idea where the leak is coming from? If it looks like it is near the trans it could be a rear main seal

I would keep on the dealer and get a loaner each time and documents so there is a paper trail and get @JeepCares involved if needed
 

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So I've taken my jeep to the dealership multiple times and they cant find the exact source of a small leak I have, they've replaced the oil filter housing, upper and lower intake gaskets, etc.. uv dye was added to find the source but no luck. Is it really that big of a deal? I'm sick of leaving it at the dealership all the time. What else could it be? Only 9k miles on a 2018
Hi Bgolden87,
We're sorry to learn about your experience. Has a case been opened on the Customer Care side to add assistance while working with your dealer? If not, please send our team a private message.

Yes every oil leak is a big deal, when looking can you get a general idea where the leak is coming from? If it looks like it is near the trans it could be a rear main seal

I would keep on the dealer and get a loaner each time and documents so there is a paper trail and get @JeepCares involved if needed
Thank you for tagging us, Jim74656!

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I concur that it's definitely something that needs to be fixed and the Jeep's still under warranty so there's no excuse for not fixing it.

A leaking oil filter housing will definitely cause a noticeable leak once it fills up the valley of the engine with oil. Intake gaskets on the pentastar shouldn't be the source of any noticeable oil leak. If they didn't sop up the oil in the valley when changing the housing, then it will continue to leak out from there even though the engine isn't actually leaking oil anymore. Further, there's a hole in the valley that allows oil there to drain behind the flywheel/flex plate around the crankshaft seal, making it look like your rear main is bad. I think there's actually a TSB about this for the pentastars.

These are a few photos from when I changed my filter housing and clutch. I put a wire through the hole so you can see where it is. IMG_20190403_225233_1569347028520.jpg
 

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My 1996 Nissan 200sx has had an engine oil leak since new. Dealer was never able to fix it. It's been leaking oil for 24 years. I've replaced all the seals like 2-3x and it still freaking leaks in new places. I would definitely force them to fix it, because although it runs awesome, it makes a mess wherever you park it and it stinks.
 

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Fix It Again Tony.

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