Increased Oil Consumption Due to Intake Manifold Gasket Leak on Dodge Ram Van 2500

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: 120,000 (80,000–160,000)
Engine affected: 5.2L V8
9 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
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1996 Dodge Ram Van 2500 - 5.2L V8 160,000 mi,
Some oil consumption and greatly increased coolant loss due to intake manifold gasket break.