Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leak on Dodge Ram Van 1500

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: 186,896 (130,000–300,000)
Engines affected: 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8, 5.9L V8, V8
9 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
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