2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Fuel Propulsion System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Fuel Propulsion System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1369578
 Internal NHTSA #10971515
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2008
 File date05/04/17
 ComponentFUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThis vehicle has given me many problems and most recently very dangerous ones. A few months ago on my way to work around 4am the drive shaft broke off and flew out at 75 mph. Luckily there wasn't much traffic during that time and the back part of the drive shaft is the one that broke off not the front so the truck didn't flip over. The truck has been repaired since then. Now a few days ago my pregnant wife was driving the truck and it turned off on her in the middle of an intersection while i was working out of town. On my return i found the electric throttle control light on at the dashboard. In doing some research i found that this is typically in relation to a bad fuel pump relay. I found this to be more than common on many dodge vehicles and obviously a very dangerous problem to have. The fuel pump relay on my vehicle seems to be integrated into the tipm and not serviceable. There also seems to not be a recall for this problem. It now appears i am being forced to spend $1200 on a manufacturer defect. This vehicle has gone from being my daily commuter to a huge liability because i am not sure what will happen next.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure125000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSTOCKTON, CA
VIN pattern 1D7HA18208SXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase21/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed15
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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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