hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,339 miles

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problem #8

Jun 012015

Ram 1500

  • 148,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. While refueling the vehicle, fuel spewed from the filler neck and onto the ground. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the hose connector for the gasoline was too small and the small size of the hose allowed fuel to spill out preventing the contact was not able to fill the vehicle with gasoline. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was 148,000.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #7

Jan 012015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
While filling the vehicle at several different gas stations, the gas pump fails to shut off when full and fuel is sprayed back at me and down the side of my truck. This typically results in a fair amount of fuel on the ground as well causing an obviously hazardous condition. An attendant at one of the gas stations indicated that he sees this problem frequently in Dodge vehicles and his personal vehicle needed the repair which was a new fuel tank and neck.

- Glendale Heights, IL, USA

problem #6

Dec 012014

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 83,000 miles
I purchased this vehicle in the fall of 2014. Immediately I began having difficulty filling the fuel tank. The fueling system would continually click off time and again while trying to fill the tank. I did some research and found out that several Chrysler products had this problem with the filler neck. I also learned that Chrysler knew of the problem and had published service bulletins on this but did little to nothing to help the consumer. Even with a discount I had to spend $709 to replace the neck. I am not asking that they do a general recall, but if someone had a problem they should step up and rectify the situation. This is my fifth Dodge Ram, but the first time I have sought for Dodge to step up and help.

- Antelope, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 012011

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
Every time that anyone fuels the vehicle, it pours gasoline out of the filler neck. It pours out all over the side of the truck, ground, and sometimes, the person fueling the truck. I have contacted my local Dodge dealer and they informed me that they are aware of the problem, but there is not a campaign to repair the issue. The issue is a major safety and environmental hazard.

- Hendersonville, TN, USA

problem #4

Sep 232014

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 74,513 miles
I recently purchased a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 laramie 4WD. Upon purchasing it, I went to the gas station to fill it with fuel in order to drive it home. With the fuel nozzle locked into the auto-fill position, as the tank neared full and shut the nozzle off due to pressurization, fuel shot out of the filler spot of the truck at least one foot. Fuel spilled on the ground, down the side of the truck, and on my shoes. This has occurred every time I fill the truck up at every gas station, and I have filled up in three different states. Everytime the pump shuts off due to pressure, it's like the tank burps and shoots fuel out the filler spout of the truck at least one foot in the air, down the side of the truck, and all over the ground. I have been extremely lucky no to have been standing in front of the spout when the tank shuts off. This is an extreme fire hazard! I have read many forums about people complaining about this very issue, and the fix is to replace the entire fuel tank because there is a check valve in the fuel tank that has failed. This should be a recall!

- Evansville, IN, USA

problem #3

Jan 012013

Ram 1500

  • 63,000 miles
When filling up the gas tank and the pump is off gas is expelled from the tank. Dealer examined and stated it was a faulty check valve in the gas tank. The tank needs to be replaced. Seems to be a common occurrence with Dodge gas tanks.

- Mount Pleasant , MI, USA

problem #2

Jan 022013

Ram 1500

  • 97,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while refueling, the fuel tank would leak around the fuel filler hose. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who advised the contact that the fuel tank would need replacing. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and offered to pay for 50% of the part costs but not the labor costs. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 97,000 and the current mileage was 103,000.

- Salem , IN, USA

problem #1

Nov 102012

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 33,729 miles
I was driving the 2009 Dodge Ram that I purchased in July 2010. While driving on the highway on I-20W in Georgia, the drive shaft fell off. The whole drive shaft fell off. Luckily no one got hurt. The cars behind me had to stop. The Ram quickly lost speed, and I had to pull to the side of the highway. The tow truck driver told me that I was lucky the truck did not flip over. A bunch of fluids came out of where the drive shaft was supposed to be. When the tow truck driver tried to attach the Ram to his truck it was noticed that the rear tires locked up. He said the differential locked up. I have checked some Dodge online forums, and this seems to be a common enough problem that it needs to be addressed.

- Sumter , SC, USA