HAVE A BAD HEADGASKET. COULD THAT CAUSE OIL TO GET IN CYLINDER 3

  • Tiny
  • john durant
  • 2002 Dodge Ram
  • 170,000 miles

2002 dodge ram 1500 4 by 4. 4.7 engine have bad headgasket and I found oil on spark plug number 3. Could this cause a bent ectrode. Since changed plugs again. No bent ectrode but have oil on plug also have nocking on passenger side engine could any of this cause my problems thanks!

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 4:41 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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From what it sonds like you have a bad head gasket, keept driving it and antifreeze got in the oil and you've spun a bearing which makes the piston goe higher than it suppposed to and bent teh electrode on your spark plug. Have apro look at it if it runs long enough.

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 6:39 PM

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