My 2008 dodge ram, 6 cylinder, runs great until I fill the gas tank up and then it will run a very short distance, maybe 1/4 mile, then it dies. I can restart it right away then it will not die again

Asked by Dec 19, 2014 at 08:08 AM about the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

runs great until I fill the gas tank up and then it will run a very short distance, maybe 1/4
mile, then it dies. I can restart it right away then it will not die again until I refuel. No lights
or service engine light comes on. Any ideas? I bought it new and it has about 97000
miles on it.

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Leave the gas cap slightly loose ... It sounds like the vent (canister) may be clogged or your over filling and it getting fuel in it

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