Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leak on Dodge Dakota

Problem Description and Possible Solution

On 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 engines, the intake manifold gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 108,416 (50,000–143,000)
Engines affected: 3.9L V6, 4.7L V8, 5.2L V8
12 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
20 people reported this problem
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Gasket between bottom plate of intake and plenum chamber failed. Engine ran well except for oil comsumption/quart@300 miles. Replaced gasket and problem solved. Sold truck at 203,000 mi with no further problems.
intake gasket
i have increase oil consumption and a knock during acceleration....///repair/shop told me i need a new motor///i drove turck from my job in duluth ga //back to atlanta area////