Having problems with your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 2WD ?

2001 ram 1500 2wd 5.2l truck hesitaion on startup and pinging

\015 I have 2001 ram 1500 2wd 5.2l truck with 90 k on it. I have done all things related to tune up and still get 11-15 mpg and the truck hesitates and jerks when first started up like the choke is off on an old car. once warm runs well. also knocks a bit with anything less than 89 octane and seems to consume 1 quart per 1k miles or less. I currently have no codes coming up so it's hard to diagnose for me. what is the deal? I can't find an EGR valve on here but I was thinking of replacing that if it has one and then figuring out how to check to see if I have a intake man. leak. are there any computer updates that will help this truck run better? better mpg tips? this is also a 5spd if that makes a difference.\015\012Thanks! this truck is my livelyhood and supports my family so I really want to make sure I'm doing all I can to keep it running and lasting. I also put platinum plugs in but have heard it is better to put in copper is this true and will it harm anything to wait until next scheduled plug change (this had no negative or positive affect I could tell on the previous problems)?\015
Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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It sounds like the intake manifold plenum pan gasket is leaking..open throttle plates and look for engine oil pooling inside intake manifold..if there is,you have to remove intake manifold..there is a pan/cover bolted to bottom of intake..gasket will look like it's out of place..you need to replace this gasket and bolts..you can get these from your local dodge dealer..you will also need new manifold gaskets..this is causing your oil consumption and spark knock issues..there is also a software update for the engine controller for spark knock..let me know what you find
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