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Old 02-28-2013, 09:39 AM
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Vehicle: 2001 Dodge Ram
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Engine: 2001-2003 359ci (5.9L HO) Cummins ISB 24-Valve Diesel I6 245hp 505lb/ft (6-Speed Manual)
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I have an 2001 first oil leak was the Vacuum pump/power steering pump seal at the crank case it leaked pretty good but I couldn't tell if it was the crank case over flow bottle or the vacuum pump seal so I did the overflow bottle buy pass & Vacuum pump seal problem fixed.
next oil leak was the tappet cover gasket & them I had to re-torque the oil pan bolts these are some the leaks I have had over the years that made a significant loss in oil I now have 301,000 miles on it with no blow-by.
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