This is currently used as a school truck and is getting around 15mpg around town! The manufacturer was contacted on both incidents and they paid half of the 2nd repair. The engine regains full power within 2-5 miles. The fuel mileage is great it gets around 23 miles to the gallon. The extended cab is perfect place for throwing stuff in the back, car pooling etc. I replaced the injection pump at 155,000 and an after market transfer pump outside of brakes and such---no problems--except a few rattles.
There is a good reason why Toyota is taking over the market. Overall its a great truck just mainly the interior is junk. What occurs is a fluctuation, and the ability to control the accelerator with the pedal, from a fluctuating ability, to an all out loss of power whatsoever. I have noticed that this occurs when the weather changes drastically or the engine has been worked and is hot. Primary Use: Commuting to work It's Fun To Drive — My dodge is my daily drivier and its quaility is pretty good. It has tons of power!!! My dodge is fun to drive especially when people tailgate ya because to can make them disappear in a cloud of black smoke.
It had hydraulic control, electronically controlled governor, overdrive lockout and converter clutch. The failure mileage was 64,000. This Is My Truck And I Will Drive It If You Dont Like It Oh Well — very fast truck no speed limiter. It was built at Dodge City in Warren, Michigan 1500 only ; St. I use my pickup to haul and tow many different trailers, including our 40 ft.
You never know when one of these pumps are going to fail. Note: Incident dates below are approximate but can be authenticated and corrected if needed. Dodge needs to redesign the entire truck part and leave the drivelive alone. The contact stated that while attempting to park, he applied the brakes but the vehicle would not stop. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. While driving 68 mph the vehicle stalled.
Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. The truck falls apart around the Cummins and the rest of the driveline. Not everyone has the money to replace one of these pumps. Highway driving is much higher mpg. Recently i have added stickers and plates to the truck not in the picture. Currently it has become more consistent. There needs to be a recall on this unit.
Also, the turbo charger was broken and the fuel injection pump was bad. The dealer stated that the injection pump timing was failing, which affects the transfer pump. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnosed. As a result, fuel was leaking from the vehicle and it would not start. A diagnosis revealed the left front bearing hub and anti-lock speed sensor were bad and needed to be replaced. This transmission felt better and more efficient than the older four-speed ones.
My friends have Fords and they have ea been in the shop multipule times. The contact stated that the fuel return line from the injector pump was cracked at the fitting location. This engine is found in many other applications such as school buses, rv's, and light duty truck applications. It was used as a company truck to pull empty trailers around America. Power — I really do love my truck, I haven't found anything I couldn't tow with it. I know it can be done but it takes too much money.
Rear: Live axle, longitudinal leaf springs, gas-charged shock absorbers. While driving between 50-55 mph, the vehicle loses power and decelerates. The Perfect Diesel Pickup — The 8 ft. It was synchronized in all gears Gear Ratios : 1st 4. The fuel injection pump and transfer pump was replaced. The current mileage was 94,000. The contact repaired the vehicle himself.
They had hydraulic control, with electronically controlled governor overdrive, overdrive lockout and converter clutch. My concern is that when the warranty period is over, the reliability of the vehicle will be the same: Another and then anther fuel injection pump will need to be replaced. Its fun to drive with the 5 speed and has the power to outrun most of the lil rice rockets and piss em off. I bought this truck new with only 75 miles on it, when I had the fuel pump and turbo replaced at around 78,000 miles, my mileage increased from about 350 miles per tank to about 550 miles per tank of fuel. You can start in 2nd gear and not stall it. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they noticed that the front suspension was damaged. Being followed by traffic I was unable to accelerate up the hill.
Four wheel drive: Same as two wheel drive, except torsion bars used instead of coil springs in front. The 3500 was used with the Next Generation 3. I need a direct response from the manufacturer. A clicking noise was heard and the vehicle eventually stopped. Fuel gage no longer works, empty at half tank of fuel now.