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Tapping noise We have a 2006 magnum wagon. Noticed a tapping sound and checked the oil it was low. Two weeks later the same problem. Have put 2 quarts in each time, so that is 4 qts. in less than three weeks. The exhaust is black but car doesn't seem to be smoking. There is a film of oil on back window and door. Window needs to be cleaned constantly. Please help!!!

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Sounds to me it going under the car as your driving .i would look at the oil pressure switch or sensor to see if it is leaking .you wouldnt notice a drip because it wont leak unless it is running , kinda a common problem for dodge
also see if you have a oil cooler either seperate or builtin to the radiator and look in the radiator for oil.

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