really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #4

Nov 012001

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving consumer noticed a strong gasoline odor inside passenger's compartment. Once vehicle was parked and turned off consumer noticed gasoline flowing in a steady stream from engine compartment. Dealer has been contacted.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #3

Sep 101998

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
The truck smelled of fuel and gradually became difficult to start. Although the smell of diesel fuel is common with these trucks it was gradually covering the underside and the back of the truck with diesel mist. A very difficult inspection determined that the fuel return hose was leaking large amounts of fuel but a split or crack could not be found. When I inquired to the dealer, the mechanic knew right away what it was but suggested that I do the replacement myself since it was not difficult but very time consuming which would be very expensive.. a section of new hose was obtained and the old piece replaced. The original hose had totally come apart and in many places the reinforcing cord was easily visible. After the replacement the truck again started easily and the fuel leakage was eliminated. I believe I have retained the section of hose if needed. In talking with the dealer (oyster point Dodge in newport news, Virginia) the problem is not uncommon with these Dodge trucks but since the owners are advised to do the replacement, the dealers are not required to report the problem.

- Smithfield, VA, USA

problem #2

Nov 011996

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel rail line defective.

- Canyon Country, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 201996

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel line failed.

- Miami, FL, USA