Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leakon Dodge Dakota

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.

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Average mileage : 130,000 (130,000–130,000)
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2 Years Affected: 1999, 2000
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1999 Dodge Dakota- 5.2L V8130,000
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.
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