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.

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