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Old 11-06-2012, 06:55 PM
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OK, I have 2 questions.

1. I literally have no idea what my gear ratio is. Its not listed on the window sticker, glovebox, under the hood, and the rear axle was rebuilt before I bought it so I can't find any tags.

The truck is an 01 Ram Sport 4x4 with the offroad package with LSD and towing package. It runs 2150-2200 rpms at 70 MPH on 33's (window sticker shows it came from the factory with 33's as well). I'm guessing I have 4.10's since my RPM's are high and I get crappy highway mileage?

2. I get the P0441 code when my tank is low. I can clear it and it won't come back until the tank is low again. Other than looking at the EVAP hoses for leaks, what else should I look for? Is it OK to drive it like this?

This is my first Dodge, so I've been doing research, but I'm still pretty confused lol
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I figured out the gear ratio. I do have 4.10's. I must say, Chrysler is pretty awesome for getting back to me with a build sheet in less than 24 hours.
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I figured out the gear ratio. I do have 4.10's. I must say, Chrysler is pretty awesome for getting back to me with a build sheet in less than 24 hours.
I used to have the same truck, 01 off road package ram. Was a great truck.
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The potential causes for your P0441 are:

EVAP CANISTER
WIRING HARNESS INTERMITTENT FAULT
EVAP PURGE HOSE (CANISTER TO FUEL TANK)
EVAP PURGE HOSE (SOLENOID TO CANISTER)
EVAP PURGE SOLENOID VACUUM SUPPLY
EVAP PURGE SOLENOID (LEAKY/STUCK OPEN)
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So is it bad to drive it with the code?
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I got the same truck an 01 sport quad cab with the offroad package. the list of options on it is a foot long. I been driving mine with no problems with that code. Mine just turned over 25,000 miles!
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Good looking ride Tinman! I thought mine was lower mileage at 100k. 25k is crazy haha

Reminds me of my Uncle's 03 Silverado. He never drove it and he changed insurance companies. They mad him take a picture of the odometer since it had like 15k miles on it and it was 6 years old at the time.
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Thanks Persuader, BTW the gear ratio is 4:11 and posi was standard on that. If you look at the housing they have more meat cast into the center section to make them stronger too. And I just found this truck about 8 months ago. I was looking for 04s to 06s and all I saw were rusted above the fender wheels. This one was a one owner he bought it new and when I first found it I drove 90 miles just to make sure it was for real. At that time it had 23,551 miles on it. I have since did some extra rust proofing to protect against that fender well rot and painted along the bottom with Bedliner to protect against chips and things. I should update the pic now though.

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WOW 25k miles on an 01 that's nuts! I have 70k on my 2010 lol.
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Thanks Persuader, BTW the gear ratio is 4:11 and posi was standard on that. If you look at the housing they have more meat cast into the center section to make them stronger too. And I just found this truck about 8 months ago. I was looking for 04s to 06s and all I saw were rusted above the fender wheels. This one was a one owner he bought it new and when I first found it I drove 90 miles just to make sure it was for real. At that time it had 23,551 miles on it. I have since did some extra rust proofing to protect against that fender well rot and painted along the bottom with Bedliner to protect against chips and things. I should update the pic now though.

Good Luck!
It's depressing when you go to look for used vehicles nowadays... Mine was originally bought in Indiana. It has a little rust at the bottom of the door that I need to take care of. It's not bad, but I hate rust...

Quick question, what is your gas mileage since we have basically the same truck?
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