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Dodge Ram Van 1500 Oil leaks from valve cover, intake manifold, and timing cover gaskets

 
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Engine Affected: 5.2L V8

Average Mileage: 110,500 mi (32,000 mi - 189,000 mi)

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On the 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8 and 5.9L V8 the Oil leaks commonly from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front and rear), timing cover gaskets, distributor O-ring, and the rear main seal area. Using fluorescent engine oil dye can be helpful in determining the source(s) of the oil leak.

  • Visitor, , 5.2L V8, 32,000 mi

    LOST OIL PRESSURE ,AT 32,000 REPLACED ENGINE BY DODGE ,82,000 MILES LATER SAME PROBLEM ,REPLACED OIL PUMP, REPLACED OIL PRESSURE SWITCH , PROBLEM STILL EXIST.

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  • Visitor, , 5.2L V8, 189,000 mi

    oil leaks at the rear seal and oil/transmission coolant line leaks. oil pan gasket needs to be changed also and losing power

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