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Old 01-16-2013, 11:16 PM
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Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
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I have a hunch that your pcv valve is clogged and the crankcase is building pressure, causing the valve cover gaskets to leak. Repairing the seals and not fixing the clog will only temporary solve the issue.

This isn't certain, but with the info provided, this is my best guess. I can't imagine the valve covers just cracking for no reason, or them over tightening them so much the crack(months later).

There are two v8 engines that were available for your year truck. If it has one spark plug per cylinder, it's the 4.7L. If it has two spark plugs per cylinder, it's the 5.7L hemi. And if it says HEMI under the hood or on the fender, it's the 5.7L hemi. But if you had a hemi it would probably have the fender badge that says hemi, and you'd probably know that, so you probably have the 4.7L. Unless it is a v6.
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