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5.4

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,146 miles

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #11

Jun 112012

Ram 1500

  • 60,000 miles

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

When the vehicle is filled completely with fuel, the engine will die when the vehicle is slowed down to stop of turn.

- Sweet Springs, MO, USA

problem #10

Sep 022013

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • miles
When fueling the vehicle approximately 10 seconds gas starts shooting out of the gas tank, all over the ground, all over myself, and all over the vehicle. I have been told that it could be a vent issue in the neck of the fueling path. This is a definite safety issue. There have been multiple complaints about this same situation happening in other Dodge vehicles. Could you please contact me to discuss. In my opinion, this should be covered under a recall defect.

- Mansfield, TX, USA

problem #9

Nov 132013

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • 68,100 miles
I own a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. Fuel spilled from the filler neck when the fuel tank was filled to capacity. The failure was experienced numerous times.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

problem #8

Jun 012011

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 12,000 miles

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

When fueling using the pump auto shutoff feature the tank overfills and spits out approximately a pint of fuel that could easily ignite due to any nearby source of ignition. I strongly recommend not using the auto shutoff feature when fueling '08 Dodge pick up trucks.

- Plano, TX, USA

problem #7

Dec 102008

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • 400 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that when refueling, the shut-off valve failed and caused gasoline to overflow from the filler neck. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for inspection. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified but provided no assistance. The failure mileage was 400. Updated 07/16/13

- Pasco, WA, USA

problem #6

Apr 012012

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that fuel spilled from the filler neck when the fuel tank was filled to capacity. The failure was experienced numerous times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who confirmed that the failure was located at the fuel neck. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 42,000 and the current mileage was 55,000..... updated 03-28-13 updated 04/23/2013

- Muscoda, WI, USA

problem #5

Jan 022009

Ram 1500

  • 150 miles

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

Fuel spills out of tank every time I put gas in. Does not matter which gas station, type of fuel handle, etc. It always spills out before the automatic shut off on the handle kicks in. This causes fuel to spill on the truck and on the ground. Very dangerous!

- Los Alamos, NM, USA

problem #4

Jul 012008

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that when they added fuel to the vehicle, the automatic shut off stopped causing gasoline to spill out of the fuel tank. The vehicle had not been inspected at the time of the complaint. The failure mileage was 10 and the current mileage was 44,000. Updated 3/22/11 updated 03/31/11

- Zapata, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 012008

Ram 1500

  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while adding gasoline to the fuel tank she noticed that fuel spilled out of the vehicle. The contact thought that the gasoline pump failed; therefore, she only filled the gas tank to half. The dealer was contacted and advised the contact that they were aware of the failure. The gasoline tank will need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 5,000 and the current mileage was 30,000.

- Surprise, AZ, USA

problem #2

Apr 182009

Ram 1500

  • 100 miles
Fuel splashing out of filler neck when you fill your tank and the pump kicks off when it is full gas will splash out of the filler neck and down the side of the truck if you stop short and let the gas settle and finish as slow as the pump will pump it is fine.

- Peoria, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 252008

Ram 1500

  • 843 miles
2008 Ram 1500 laramie 2wd 5.7 hemi: Poor fuel mileage, 9 - 10 mpg city 14 - 17 mpg hwy. Advised dealer @ 843 miles dealer checked and said I should learn how to drive and there is nothing wrong with truck. I am 50 years old & do not hot rod the truck. Still the same now with over 2,000 miles on it. Chrysler refuses to help.

- Savannah, GA, USA

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