Engine compartment fires

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Asked by May 03, 2012 at 03:03 PM about the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: General

Any reported engine compartment fires?  No recent work done on the truck and it ran great.

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aztec626bf
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This is not a common problem on the 2008 Dodge. Did you find what caused it?

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bummed
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What were the circumstances of the previous problems?

Alexander Curtis
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There is an 06 at a local junkyard to me that had a fire.

bigoltruckssteven
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mine did catch on fire to in the back of the motor there is a crank shaft position sensor. wen it gets wet it makes a short wen the short gets to hot it catches fire. .... how to tell wen this happens is wen the radio cuts on and off by its self most often the truck will put itself in 4 wheel drive by its self spitting and sputtering of motor and gas smell. this part is about 50 bucks to replace there is a recal on tis see owners manual to fix properly

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