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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$1,200.00
Average Mileage:
155,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace tank & straps (1 reports)
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 202014

Ram 1500 ST 318 V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Check the fuel tank straps on your vehicle. I was driving when the tank fell below my truck opening a 5inch hole letting gas flood out. I was in the market for a new Dodge but, will see if dealership will cover some of the damage. New fuel tank had to be ordered from Detroit. Very expensive repair. I was lucky there was not a fire or explosion from gas dumping on road & vehicle while moving. Again check the fuel tank straps on your vehicle to see if they are about to fail.

- , Gardner, KS, USA

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