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'01 Dodge Ram, Odd Gas additive

Q: I was adding gas into my ‘01 Dodge Ram from a gas can and the stopper fell into the gas tank. What can I do, and what trouble am I going to have until I get it out?

A: Don’t you just feel special when stuff like that happens? Myself, if I could still add gas without any problems I’d leave the little bugger in the gas tank. But, still hold on to your gas can. Why? In the area of 100k to 120k your Dodge will most likely need a fuel pump. The fuel pump (actually called a fuel pump module) is mounted in the gas tank. So when the fuel pump module is replaced, ask the technician to save that piece of plastic that is floating around in the tank. Then your gas can will be complete once again.

 
     
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