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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 052007

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles


In cold weather below freezing the throttle body fuel injection freezes up rendering the vehicle powerless. No acceleration possible.

- Sturgeon Bay, WI, USA

problem #2

Sep 122003

(reported on)

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • miles
Fuel leaked from the vehicle's fuel injection. The vehicle had experienced this failure twice. This motor year had undergone a redesign of the fuel injection system for 2003 model year and may have a design flaw which could result in a fire.

- Dana Point, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 102003

Ram 1500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,000 miles
Fuel is leaking from a high pressure fitting, and may be dripping on the manifold or the exhaust system. Consumer feels that eventually this will cause a serious fire. This was the second fuel leak from the fuel injector system.

- Dana Point, CA, USA

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