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If its not the head gasket...

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by procut, Sep 23, 2005.

  1. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    2001 dodge ram 1500 360. Seems to be "making oil", if you will. Radiator is also down. My guess is that it is a bad head gasket. Is there anything else it could be??
  2. jblawns123

    jblawns123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Intake manifold gasket would be the most likely cause on that truck.
  3. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    Cracked head or block will also cause it.
  4. beaver

    beaver LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    if its not the headgasket and you are getting coolant in the oil than your block could be warped.
    was the engine ever overheated?
  5. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    not to my knowledge.
  6. Eclipse

    Eclipse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,149

    Agreed. Dodge gas engines are known for this.

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