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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
118,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. hand out $5000 out of my pocket (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 142007

Ram 2500 LX Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles


Has anyone just for hell of it ! taking the pump apart to see why or what is the problem? well I have and this is what I found out, too save money, they have used glue too hold the two gears onto the shaft !!!! What are they trying to prove ? or what every the reason may be . it nothing more then just a joke. This is my first & last dodge never again !!! PS there is more things I could say and there not good by any means . I really hate this truck !!!!!!!!!!

Update from Apr 27, 2012: the fuel pump is made by carter ,you can buy the pump from NAPA for about $ 90.00. Now this is what I don't understand, why is the same pump from dodge cost $350.00 + ????? Like I said, never will I buy a dodge again . it is a good thing there not making airplanes or do they?

- , Lk Elsinore, CA, USA

problem #2

Jun 152010

Ram 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • 170,000 miles

The dealer said that it needed a new fuel injection pump. This is the second pump in 3 years. I am pissed off about this I don't have the money and dodge needs to pay for it. This pump only lasted 45000 miles. It only had a one year warranty and 12000 miles on it. It has been a really good truck except for this. Not sure what to do now. Working on the chrysler customer service. So far it doesn't look good. Any suggestions?

- , Pfafftown, NC, USA

problem #1

Aug 152007

Ram 2500 LS 5.9L Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

I had the fuel pump run the injection pump lean causing it to burn out. The problem was noted by chrysler that there was a problem because is was happening alot. I took the truck to a top diesel mechanic and they checked with Chrysler and said yes there was a problem. Chrysler never had a recall and there were no warning lights to note the problem until your truck totally stopped and was inoperable. I had a idiot light sensor added so if the fuel pressure drop below 4 lbs of pressure I could shut the truck off and hopefully no damage. I also installed two fuel pumps one internal and one external so I should not (so far) have the problem again. I destroyed my wallet at the tune of $5000. Chrysler would not back my waranty because i was 30 days over the 5 years. I had it towed from Chrysler dealership where I had it finally fixed.

- , Davison, MI, USA

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