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Dodge Recall : Chrysler/Fuel Line Leakage

1998 Dodge Ram Van 1500

Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Delivery — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

Summary
Vehicle description: Light duty trucks equipped with either a 8.0L V-10 engine or a 5.9L V-8 heavy duty gasoline engine. An exhaust system heat shield attaching screw is too close to the underbody fuel line. The line can rub against the screw, possibly causing fuel leakage.
Actions
Dealers will remove the underbody heat shield attaching screw and replace it with rubber adhesive. The chassis fuel line will be inspected for signs of wear and any tubes indicating wear will be replaced.
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Date Announced
AUG 06, 1998
Vehicles Affected
8,144
NHTSA Campaign #
98V182000
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