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Dodge Ram 3500 Problems

Oil leaks from valve cover, intake manifold, and timing cover gaskets on Dodge Ram 3500

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.

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Dodge Ram 3500 Vehicles With This Problem

RepairPal Fair Price Estimate
$123-$445
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Average mileage: (–)
Engine affected: 5.9L V8
9 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
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