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TSB for 5.7L Hemi with blue smoke at start up

I think this is the 1st tsb for the '14 Durango:

Blue Smoke From Exhaust On Initial Start-up When Parked Facing Uphill On An Incline. The solution is a new oil pan and pcm update.

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0900213.pdf
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Re: TSB for 5.7L Hemi with blue smoke at start up

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I think this is the 1st tsb for the '14 Durango:

Blue Smoke From Exhaust On Initial Start-up When Parked Facing Uphill On An Incline. The solution is a new oil pan and pcm update.

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0900213.pdf
Swell. Now I have to go find an incline, park there awhile, and check for blue smoke. I'll report back if I see any
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Re: TSB for 5.7L Hemi with blue smoke at start up

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Swell. Now I have to go find an incline, park there awhile, and check for blue smoke. I'll report back if I see any
If it doesn't happen very often, you may want to forego the fix unless they've gotten new dipsticks for the oil pan. This has been a problem for a while, but the new oil pans they put on mess up the readings on the oil dipstick causing it to be inaccurate. May be more harm than good getting it fixed if it's not a common issue for you.
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If it doesn't happen very often, you may want to forego the fix unless they've gotten new dipsticks for the oil pan. This has been a problem for a while, but the new oil pans they put on mess up the readings on the oil dipstick causing it to be inaccurate. May be more harm than good getting it fixed if it's not a common issue for you.
Thanks for the info. Hasn't been an issue at all so far.....that I'm aware of.....
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