Some say it has to do with erg valve and it should be recalled. The Ram 1500 is a big and impressive truck even without the Hemi. I would not sell this truck if I did not need 30 miles per gallon. I did this a few times just to get off the roadway. No control after the engine stops. You can be up to speed but normally happens shortly after fill up and entering traffic.
A few days later after getting my truck back the light came on again. Great working truck, accelerations great, handles great, breaks great. Complaint Number: 10567233 Incident Date: November 3, 2013 Date Added to File: February 27, 2014 Description of the Complaint: Dodge has a known history of fueling problems causing gasoline to flow out of the filling tube while at a pump. I am wondering or requesting a recall to be possibly placed. This only happens once after I fill the truck. Heavy loads are barely noticed.
It is an engine and safety issue due to loss of throttle which occurs very often when the problem is on going and is definite risk of causing an auto accident. The vehicle was inspected by a dealer who informed him that he would need to replace the fuel tank as well, but was unsure if it would correct the failure. . Both are as rugged as they come. I did this a few times just to get off the roadway. I have replaced the egr and spark plugs, no change.
The repair would be to remove the improper throttle body and install a proper throttle body. I don't know why Chrysler doesn't address this issue. I did contact my dodge dealership and talked to the service manager, who shall not be named per your request , who informed me that there was no recall on my vin number, of my truck, but would not tell me if their were any recalls on any 2003 or 2004 dodge ram 1500 v8. Complaint Number: 10664073 Incident Date: December 9, 2014 Date Added to File: December 13, 2014 Description of the Complaint: Truck lost all power, throttle lamp blinking. Many owners of the Dodge Ram are happy with the handling and its spacious interior, but some describe the fuel mileage as poor. This is a definite safety issue and should be a recall. The next time I filled it up it stalled repeatedly again.
Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. This code is coming up every other day now and I believe it needs to be recalled. Airbags are of the low-force variety which protects without as much risk of injury or death to smaller passengers. It cranks out a whopping 345 horsepower at 5400 rpm and 300 lb-ft of torque at 3200 rpm. I saved a ton of money by installing it myself.
The failure mileage was approximately 119,000. Part of the firmness is most likely due to the Hemi engine, which presumably requires a beefier suspension. Separate buttons activate the air conditioner compressor, recirculation, and rear defroster. I took it to a mechanic and they said it was the fuel injector which they replaced. The manufacturer was contacted in regards to the failure and informed the contact that he possibly would need to replace the fuel tank. Also at times when the accelerator pedal is pressed there is no rmp increase. Performance There are three engines offered for 2004.
Other options on our test vehicle were the inexpensive off-road protection group, trailer towing group mainly wiring, a hitch receiver, and a bigger battery , heated front seats, and full-time shift-on-the-fly transfer case. See your dealer for details. Luckily, I was able to get it restarted. Turned key off then back on a few times and would let me apply throttle for a few seconds, then back to no power. Vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. An extra 100 pounds in the bed of your truck can equal a mileage reduction of up to 2 percent. Three weeks later it did the same thing and all parts we're replaced again.
It delivers 215 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 235 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. My research shows that this problem is extensive in this model and is dangerous. No trouble lights are showing on the dash and truck normally starts back up fairly easily, although sounds flooded. Visibility is good in all directions. The truck dies after filling up with fuel.