Models: Dodge Ram Truck Year: 1998
Number Involved: 25,014
Dates of Manufacture: December 1997 - April 1998
Defect: On certain pickup trucks equipped with 5.9-liter, 24-valve diesel engines, the low pressure diesel fuel supply tube located in the engine compartment between the filter and the high pressure pump can fracture. This condition can allow fuel to leak. In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage can result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the low pressure diesel fuel supply tube. Owner notification began Sept. 14, 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.
[NHTSA Recall No.98V207/Chrysler Recall No.