Ram 1500

Battery acid may deteriorate cruise control system vacuum hose on Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Battery acid can leak on, and deteriorate a vacuum hose for the speed (cruise) control system. If the hose becomes loose or leaks vacuum, the speed (cruise) control will not function.

Problem Data
RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 118,833 (100,000–144,500)
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more2002
10 people reported this problem
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capping vac line to cruse controll fixed the crazy vents. Have not replaced the vacuum hose yet, but have definitely ID-ed the problem. The hose is hard to get to.