DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, Complaints, & Solutions - Maintenance & Re > 3RD Generation Dodge Ram 2002 to 2008 Dodge Ram Trucks > Powertrain > Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
Register Advertising Gallery FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Notices


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 03-10-2011, 07:59 AM
leon leon is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Ft. Worth, Texas
Age: 61
Posts: 13
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram
Color: Arrival Blue
Engine: 2001-2003 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 24-Valve Diesel I6 235hp 460lb/ft (manual and auto)
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
leon is on a distinguished road
Default fuel foam

Whenever I refuel my 2004 Ram 2500, it foams up and shuts off the pump nozzle prematurely. I can usually get about 2 more gallons in the tank after it 1st shuts off. Do others have this same issue? Is there anything to be done?

regards,
Leon
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 03-10-2011, 09:01 AM
RamTech's Avatar
RamTech RamTech is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member



 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Tennessee
Age: 44
Posts: 13,235
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dakota Club Cab 4X4
Trim Level: SXT
Color: Bright Silver
Rep Power: 15
Rep:1890
RamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant futureRamTech has a brilliant future
Default

Is the gauge reading full when it kicks off the first time?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-10-2011, 12:31 PM
BigThirsty's Avatar
BigThirsty BigThirsty is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Texas
Age: 42
Posts: 97
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 4X4
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
BigThirsty is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by leon View Post
Whenever I refuel my 2004 Ram 2500, it foams up and shuts off the pump nozzle prematurely. I can usually get about 2 more gallons in the tank after it 1st shuts off. Do others have this same issue? Is there anything to be done?

regards,
Leon
That is the nature of diesel. It has a low surface tension which causes the foaming. Nothing can be done other than to try and trickle fill it if the pump will allow. My Duramax held another 2-3 gallons as well after shut off.
__________________
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 4X4 5.7
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-10-2011, 05:50 PM
CdnoilRAM's Avatar
CdnoilRAM CdnoilRAM is offline
I push the skinny pedal


 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Age: 31
Posts: 17,456
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Blown 349 Hemi
Trim Level: Sport - Modified
Color: Brilliant Black/Snake Skin Green
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 20
Rep:3277
CdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Diesel foams... nothing you can do to stop it. I can generally get another 5-10 litres if I let it settle in my SuperDuty.
__________________
Sponsored by Bully's Performance
Green Mamba '09 Ram 1500 QCRB 4x4 Sport - dropped, blown, and bottle fed
Kurtis
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-17-2015, 07:49 AM
dieseldogl2 dieseldogl2 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Brantford, Ontario
Age: 40
Posts: 1
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Ram 2500
Trim Level: SLT(Laramie)
Color: Blue/Silver
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
dieseldogl2 is on a distinguished road
Default

Its normal for distallates to foam. Its caused by the detergent additives and air mixing.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
error code list moparmike07 Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 16 02-15-2014 04:16 PM
Fuel Fill Nozzle Shuts Off RamTech Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 3 11-22-2013 09:22 PM
SS/T Problems round 2 98sst Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 48 01-11-2010 07:54 PM
Fuel fill problems RamTech Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 3 01-09-2010 10:38 AM
dtc po148 nachizzle Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 2 06-09-2009 12:36 PM


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:42 AM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors