every time I check the oil there is a muddy mix on the dip stick. I dropped the oil pan but found no water in the oil. What is causing this

Asked by Mar 07, 2014 at 02:56 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Standard Cab LB

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PCV flow is too low, short trips, high humidity where you live, wrong type of engine oil, thermostat opening too soon.

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