1997 Dodge Ram extended cab, while speeding up on the freeway why does it randomly seem like its sucking up air bubbles from the gastank for 5-10 seconds, making what sounds like faint backfiring as is struggles for gasoline?

Asked by Jan 11, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently put a quarter of a tank
(from empty) of Premium. Thank you
for your help!

1 Answer

Especially during winter, if you don't keep your tank full or near full, condensation will form inside the empty tank and flow to the bottom, and it can be a fair amount of water collect in there. I don't mean top it off every day, just don't put in $10 on a empty tank, especially since that truck probably holds a lot of fuel. Try some alcohol based water remover and at least a half tank of gas, that won't hurt anything and just might solve it. Maybe.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Shortcuts

Search Maintenance & Repair Questions

Maintenance & Repair Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 172,050
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 92,630
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 74,770
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.