Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leak on Dodge Ram Van 1500

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.

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Average mileage: 186,896 (130,000–300,000)
Engines affected: 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8, 5.9L V8, V8
9 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
15 people reported this problem
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2001 Dodge Ram Van 1500 - 3.9L V6 178,208 mi,
The van want start
2001 Dodge Ram Van 1500 - 5.2L V8 135,800 mi,
always a quart low after 3000 miles
1999 Dodge Ram Van 1500 - 3.9L V6 130,000 mi,
excessive oil consumption, spark knock, no heat, Fan switch only works on high
oil comsumption, poor mileage, erratic shifting,intermitent hissing noise on top of engine..