If you know much about the motor. Check these connections and look for any damage to the fuel lines. If these are over looked failed injectors will eventually stick the ugly heads out. There was fuel dripping from underneath the engine compartment where it sprayed heavily. Follow those tubes back to the 'common rail'. The consumer stated the truck was towed to the dealer and they found a problem with some of the injector.
This has happened to both the 2005 and 2006 trucks repaired by Dodge no warranty repair at great cost they say bad fuel that is their standard line, met a guy yesterday who had 2004 his did this eleven times, bad fuel bad fuel he said all his friend were buying diesel at the same place, no problem. Responded due to fuel leak. I drove to the dealer, and it died within a few hundred yards. Several gallons of diesel pumped all over hot engine, exhaust, entire underside of truck, body of truck, highway, major mess. Replacement of the fuel filter is easy, just unscrew the tap cap on the filter canister, pop the old filter off, replace with new, and change out the o-ring with the included o-ring on the cap. Additionally, the fuel filter on the left rear of the engine has a water bleed off knob on the bottom.
I noticed there was a recall on my truck for the defective water in fuel light. The fact that the number 4 injector tube out of 6 total is the only injector tube that appears to have this problem and the fact that fuel is sprayed on a hot engine creating a safety issue should warrant further investigation and design review. I did it the other way and it was difficult attaching the lines to the delete and I ended up having a fuel leak. Eight injectors had to be replaced within the past year and some of the wires were replaced. Sprayed fuel all over under hood and on exhaust with a lot of smoke and strong diesel smell. Sure, the job of the fuel filter is to keep clean fuel entering the combustion chamber, and particles out. You asked for it and we listened! The fuel filter as you face the windshield from the front of the truck , is on the right side of the motor, a round 'can' looking contraption.
Vehicle just out of warranty. Oct 20, 2015 There are several fuel connection points in the fuel lines which run from the tank to the fuel pump through the left frame rail. Faulty auto parts can either decrease the driving quality or impair the overall efficiency of your car or truck, contributing to increased gasoline consumption, inferior overall performance, or greater exposure to unexpected automobile or component breakdown. Do not try to loosen the cap … at its outer edge. I have heard so many bad things about this vehicle between the years of 2006 and 2007, I think it only fair the dealer should stand up for their product. Driver was able to recover and stay on the road.
If the truck starts and continues to run, Injectors would be expected. This caused a few gallons of fuel to leak onto the hot engine which could have caused a fire due to the distance I had to drive no services near for 15 miles in the middle of alaskan winter. The manufacturer had not been notified. I know in the old days the dodges had a way about starting up an engine and that would be where. Repair was covered under warranty, except for towing. To unscrew the cap put a socket on the hex lug at the center of the cap.
Filter is attached lightly to lid. Remove the o-ring from the filter cap and discard the o-ring. Unscrew and remove the fuel filter cap from the top of the filter housing. If it only runs for a moment and dies I would look elsewhere. Bump starter crank for less than 1 sec leave key on for 30 sec.
The filter element is secured to the cap by several locking fingers to detach the filter element from the cap carefully pry back some of the locking fingers Unscrew the plastic lid. According to Dodge parts department, this part, cummings part 508674ab, goes bad so often that it is the only fuel injector line out of a possible six lines that they keep in stock. Fuel had sprayed on the engine and fuel was visibly leaking from the engine. Consumer states while driving the check engine light came on and the vehicle shut down and went into safe mode. Chrysler advised the consumer to continue to drive the vehicle until it malfunctions again.
Fram's group of original equipment equivalent fuel filters is mainly developed to deliver perfect fit and function. Huge cloud of steam out of engine compartment smelling like diesel. The final touch to a custom lift pump installation! Recently I was driving it and it started smoking extremely bad and just quit, I opened the hood and there was oil everywhere, had to have it towed home where it still sits as of this day. The current and failure mileages were 59,249. The truck was towed to the Dodge dealership where I was told that the number 4 injector tube had broken. If the fuel is normal, why wouldn't the filter do it's job. I replaced the filter again, but it still did not help much.