1999 Dodge RAM 1500 Fuel Propulsion System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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1999 Dodge RAM 1500 Fuel Propulsion System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1281655
 Internal NHTSA #10863740
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year1999
 File date13/04/16
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemDriving 30 mph sudden strong smell of gasoline then visible white fog of vapor rose from defrost vents (defroster/fan not on) pulled over immediately but brake pedal went to floor with no activation of brakes. All this happened quickly, within 10 seconds used emergency brake to stop vehicle to evacuate 10 year old daughter and self barely in time. Bystander shouting that it was on fire. Fire erupted from under hood and spread into cab. Fire dept. Called by bystander as we used fire extinguishers unsuccessfully. Truck was engulfed and destroyed. Recalls were addressed spring of 2003. A later recall not realized by us includes fix for antilock brake controller corrosion that could cause fire. Geico claim # 0480694490101028 but no compensation, as not covered for fire. Fire dept. Took a report, police said no collision so they didn't. I don't currently have the fire dept. Report but may be able to obtain it.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure139000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateHARPERS FERRY, WV
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase27/10/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed30
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 Location of tire code
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 Date of manufacture
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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