pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,402 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 122003

(reported on)

Ram 3500 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 #2

Jul 102003

Ram 3500 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

problem #1

Aug 252003

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • 207 miles
The vehicle would not start, driver contacted the dealer, dealer said to pop the hood pump, the primer. Vehicle started 10 minutes later and stalled on highway, consumer feels could have been T-boned as a result of engine stalling and did not feel safe driving.dealer said fuel injectors needed replacement, and will only be replaced one at a time as they fail.

- Lexington Park, MD, USA

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