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Dodge Ram 1500 recall 97V199000

Chrysler Recalls 1994-1996 Dodge Rams Due to Possible Fuel Leak
Engine, April 6, 1998

RepairPal Expert Overview

Chrysler has recalled certain 1994-1996 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models equipped with gasoline engines because the fuel tank mounted rollover valve may allow liquid fuel to leak onto the ground. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank rollover valve with a float type rollover valve.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1994, 1995, 1996

Mfr's Report Date:
April 6, 1998

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V199000

NHTSA Action Number: EA96018

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 497000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH GASOLINE ENGINES. THE FUEL TANK MOUNTED ROLLOVER VALVE CAN ALLOW LIQUID FUEL TO LEAK ONTO THE GROUND UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATING CONDITIONS.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ROLLOVER VALVE WITH A FLOAT TYPE ROLLOVER VALVE.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 6, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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