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Oil leaks from valve cover, intake manifold, and timing cover gaskets on Dodge Ram 2500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 52,000 (52,000–52,000)
Engines affected: 5.9L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, 5.9L V8, 6.7L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, V8
10 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2010
11 people reported this problem
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