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.
Oil leaks from valve cover, intake manifold, and timing cover gaskets on Dodge Ram 2500
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
11 people reported this problem
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 - 5.9L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo 52,000 mi, Visitor
oil drips from over flow tube