Report: Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Plenum Gasket Leak
Dodge Durango Problem
Engine Affected: 5.9L V8
Average Mileage: 94,000 mi (90,000 mi - 98,000 mi)
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.
Visitor, 2002 Dodge Durango, 5.9L V8, 98,000 mi
Increased oil consumption and haven't tried to fix
2 1/2 quarts of oil had to added within 2 weeks. Truck developed misfire on cylinde #8. Took it to firestone and sparkplug was fouled by oil leaking into cylinder. Check engine light came on. I'm guessing this is the intake manifold gasket