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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 012001

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Consumers vehicle ran into a trailer on his property and ABS was defective, also brake drums were rusted, dealership was aware of problem. Consumer stated that headache bar and fuel tank, tires, fuel filter, steering stabilizer, front shocks, rear shocks, air filter, rear axle seal and fluid, rear transfer case seal and U-joints in rear drive shaft failed and replaced.

- Tower Hill, IL, USA

problem #2

Oct 192001

Ram 2500

  • miles
Spark knock noticed, vehicle taken to nearest Dodge dealership(colonial dr., orlando, fl). Vehicle was evaluated by computer diagnostic system and road test: Reported as normal. On further insistance and discussion, service tech found intake manifold gasket was defective and would need replacement. It was also mentioned by this dealership, as well as by several other mechanics, that this is a problem Dodge is having on V-6 and V-8 style engines. This problem has become so widespread that Dodge has published bulletins on repair of this defect. Dodge has also agreed to repair this defect in the V-6 engines. Since I am the owner of a V-8 engine that this defect also exists, I feel Dodge is responsible for the failure of the part in my engine and I should be compensated for the diagnostic test and repair of engine manifold plenum pan gasket. Thank-you for your assisstance in this matter.

- Canal Point, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 011998

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
No summary

- Quarryville, PA, USA

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