Ticking Type Noise From Exhaust Manifold Area on Dodge Dakota

3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8
Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

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Average mileage: 98,031 (80,000–130,125)
1 model year affected: 2004
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2004 Dodge Dakota80,000
Make sure the manifold is flat and use Fel-Pro exhaust gaskets. Mine had 2 broken bolts leading to a exhaust leak. Also ground manifold for flat seal. Worked perfect bolts came right out after manifold was out of the way.
exhaust manifold bolt broken
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