FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 1999
Contact: Tim Hurd
Tel. No. (202) 366-9550
Models: Dodge Ram Year:
Number Involved: 45
Dates of Manufacture: September 1998 - February 1999
Defect: On passenger vans and wagons equipped with compressed natural gas
(CNG), the fuel hose that connects the left and right fuel rails may shrink and leak fuel
if exposed to high engine operating temperatures. Fuel leakage in the presence of an
ignition source can result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the
fuel rail assembly. Owner notification began March 22, 1999. Owners who do not receive the
free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V044/Chrysler Recall No. 822]