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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
172,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. repair fuel line, throttle body (1 reports)
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 152016

Ram 1500 5.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 250,000 miles


I own a 1997 dodge ram 1500 sept 15 my husband was running to store stopped at 4 way stop close to my house and saw flames from my hood on truck find out that my truck had a gas leak coming from the top of engine and fire coming out. call fire dept they put the fire out now the driver side wired and other part are burnfind out gas line to throttle body was leaking this is a danger part and it needs to be recalled for us we have to repair truck with are own money

- , Charlestown, IN, USA

problem #1

Aug 132014

Ram 1500 Laramie SLT 5.2L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

Line connecting two fuel rails burst, spraying fuel onto hot engine and exhaust. Luckily the whole truck didn't get torched. This is a very dangerous situation. Where the line burst, there is no rubbing/friction/contact with any other parts. There is no explanation for failure other than substandard material for fuel line.

- , Califon, NJ, USA

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