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.
Car Problem Reports
Dodge Dakota Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Plenum Gasket Leak
Dodge Dakota Problem
Engines Affected: 3.9L V6, 4.7L V8
Average Mileage: 116,250 mi (112,000 mi - 120,500 mi)
Visitor, 2001 Dodge Dakota, 3.9L V6, 112,000 mi
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////