Dodge Durango Problem Report
Dodge Durango Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leak
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.
Plenum intake gasket leaking. Was consuming a quart of oil every 500 miles. I added a liquid gasket sealer to the oil and now am only using a quart every 2000 miles. But it's only a matter of time before it will require a replacement gasket costing approximately $1200, mostly labor. Research shows this is a common problem due to an aluminum plenum contracting and expanding at a different rate than the engine block due to dissimilar metals. Bad design. - drose977
Increased oil consumption and haven't tried to fix - Visitor
oil cunsumption - Visitor
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 - trrini
my durango stalls in heavy rain and in car washes. i just got a tune up and they said that wou...
This issue began last January, 2010. I relocated to a cold climate from the tropics of S Florid...
External oil leaks from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front or rear), and t...
The coolant turns the oil to a tan colored.