This truck is throttle-by-wire so no mechanical cable is involved. The failure and current mileages were 119,000. The gas mileage is 26 mph. Since the part is in demand, there are no dealers that currently have it available for purchase. Upon inspection, the contact discovered that the engine was covered with fuel. Next I took it to miller-sutherlin automall of pell city, al. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500.
Next they said they were stumped and had referred it to Chrysler. The approximate failure mileage was 88,287. After troubleshooting, I found out that the accelerator pedal was sticking and not returning to neutral after being depressed. Before I committed to a large project like that, I requested that a fuel sample be taken and analyzed. The failure mileage was 100,000.
I had the truck towed to closest Dodge dealer where they discovered the number 4 injector line had ruptured and coated the whole engine bay. Then they added that we had voided the vehicle warranty from contamination. When I attempted to slow down it seemed that the accelerator pedal did not return to neutral and it was very hard to stop. When I had the chance I pulled over in a store parking lot and exited the cab to see fuel pouring out under my truck and white smoke coming out from the left front wheel well. It already had a star case 9258138 a result from the first repair attempt for contaminated fuel.
This was the dealership where I had purchased the truck. I like the look of a F150 better but for the money. If you baby it you can get 31 mph. Took it to anniston Lincoln Dodge of anniston al. In fact it was diesel from our very own tank, and our fuel salesman told them it was ulsd, with a mountain dew appearance for highway.
While reading a cummins forum online I have discovered this to be a fairly common problem. I also requested a fuel sample be taken, but they also said that they did not do that and did not know where fuel could be analyzed. One of the best vehicles we have ever owned and we've owned plenty! It is meant to work and won't dissappoint. I get 9 - 10 mpg and once in a while I am lucky enough to get 11. My internet research has found that this anomaly in the fuel delivery system though not common is not uncommon. This sort of defeats it's purpose. Get the 6 speed manual transmission or you won't get the mph.
Diesel fuel is difficult to ignite but once it is burning it is difficult to extinguish. Dodge buys the engines from cummins just above cost, and carries the entire warranty, 2. I have put 10,000 miles on it now. I know that the diesel fuel is far less volatile than gasoline. Went back to cummins yesterday, where they service tech told me 1.
As far as the cab goes, Dodge has the most room, most comfortable, and best looking interior. The apps in this model truck is part of the accelerator pedal mechanism and the hinge point for the pedal is in the apps. While driving approximately 45 mph, smoke appeared from the hood of the vehicle. On June 21, 2009, the holder failed and detached from the fuel injection line. They then informed me they did not have the tools for repair or further diagnosis I was welcome to come and tow my truck someplace else. Love my truck with only a few issues. The vehicle lost power and stalled.
The vehicle was towed to the dealer who advised the fuel injector had fractured from the fuel pump to the cylinder. Besides regular maintenance, we have had no issues whatsoever! I believe that it is more apt to occur in the 2006 models but this is only my opinion from limited internet research. Dodge locked cummins out of the engines through programming and different plug connector 3. The interior has plenty of room for my family of 5. They had it for 16 days. On October 10th while returning home from pasadena I detected a strong scent of diesel in the cab of my truck. The only downside I see on this truck is the ride quality.
The seats are not the most comfortable! He said in fact he did not know of Dodge honoring engine warrantees at all, and it was a sore issue for cummins reputation. When I checked closely, it appears that the accelerator pedal position sensor apps is what is causing the binding. Mine has the Cummings turbo diesel with an auto transmission. Sometimes it would slowly return to neutral, other times it would stay depressed. The truck was at this dealer for 10 days and they called me to come and get my truck because I was wasting their time. Next they called and said replacing the lift pump did not resolve the problem. While traveling at speeds of 55 mph, the contact began to smell diesel fuel and within 15 miles of travel, the fuel level indicator fell from one half of the tank to empty.
There were no warning indicators illuminated. Overall this is a great truck and I would purchase it again. It was especially strong as I slowed after traveling several hours on the southern California freeway system. Cummins sent us to a third party, were the truck is now. The styling of the 2005 Dodge 2500 has always attracted attention as well. They did not charge me anything for their efforts. .