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Old 02-01-2012, 12:33 AM
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hey i am new and in no means a mechannic, here is my problem 2002 ram 1500 5.9l slt and it was suppossed to have its oil changed @ 100,090 miles, i left for about a year on work i come back and its @107k!!! no oil change happened while my son used it!, i pulled the dipstick and it was hard and black on the end for about an 1/2 inch idk if thats normal, as i said im no mechanic. It seems to run find but has any permanent damage been done? its been doing about 80 mile a day drives mostly highway some intown
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No way to tell if it was really hurt
Just go back to normal service intervals & hope that nothing was damaged

They made the 5.9L until 2003
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If you are worried, buy some Rislone engine treatment and follow their recommendations. I have used it before to clean the inside of neglected motors.
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try some seafoam treatments as well if you are looking for additional.
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