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I have a 4x4 that is not doing it.
 

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Ive got a 4x2 with no problems so far... What do they mean by technical bulletin?
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Spokesman Eric Mayne says the problem affects Ram Ecodiesel trucks, but it only limited to those with a 4x2 drivetrain. Mayne declined to say how many are currently on the road, but said owners will be notified through a technical service bulletin, not a recall. Those are only necessary for safety problems, he said, and this isn’t one of those. Any repairs will be covered by a warranty.
 

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We recently received our 15 ED 4x2. We ordered on 9/11, went to production in November and it was in storage all the way up into January.... Longest wait of my life! The hold up was that the exhaust coupler's on 4x2's could be faulty. So RAM would not release the vehicle to the dealer since it's not a good thing to have fumes in the cabin. So obviously my vehicle was held in production because of complaints by some 4x2 ED owners where the exhaust coupler is/was faulty, which eventually led up to the TSB.
 

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Do you have your truck now? Any fumes?
 

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Do you have your truck now? Any fumes?
Zoomie, is this directed at me? If so, the answer is no. Trucks been fine. However every once-in-a-while, I do get some fumes when waiting for a light, and then I realize that it's not fumes but diesel exhaust from me! I'm not used to it, because I've never had a diesel, and then with the DEF emissions the diesel odor is so faint that it's barely noticeable that your thinking leak and not exhaust... Silly huh?! In the end, I'm just amazed at how far diesels have come (more powerful, quieter, and less odor).
 

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Mine is a 4x4 and has the issue - well an issue - To me its a burning chemical taste that you get in your throat. At first I assumed curing adhesive in the cab but 4 months later its still there. I took it to the dealer and they told me there was a service bulletin and ordered exhaust parts for me. When I mentioned I thought that was on the 4x2 they said no that my truck was included.

The parts were installed last week - issue is still there for me - they said I have to wait up to 5000 miles for it to dissipate. They did mention they ran a forced regen while it was there.

I am disappointed that I cannot take it back for 5000 miles and I still have to drive with my windows down so I can breath. My truck only has 1900 miles on it now since noone in my family will ride in it. Pretty sad.
 

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I have a 2WD that had the problem. It took almost 3 months to get the parts to fix it. sraab928, I don't know what kind of BS your dealer is feeding you, but the exhaust leak problem was definitely easy to detect and did not "linger" after being fixed. I had a very distinct raw diesel exhaust smell in the cab, particularly when the air was not on recircuation (ie pulling air from the outside). Since the repair, I have no longer had the issue.

From your description, it sounds like something else is going on.
 

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I have a 2WD that had the problem. It took almost 3 months to get the parts to fix it. sraab928, I don't know what kind of BS your dealer is feeding you, but the exhaust leak problem was definitely easy to detect and did not "linger" after being fixed. I had a very distinct raw diesel exhaust smell in the cab, particularly when the air was not on recircuation (ie pulling air from the outside). Since the repair, I have no longer had the issue.

From your description, it sounds like something else is going on.
I agree - I tried explaining that its not an exhaust smell - more like an adhesive curing smell or something - They said we have to follow the service bulletin - I am considering contacting Ram customer service - but doubt that will get me anywhere.
 

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I have about 4,000kms on my 2015 now and the odd time i still get exhaust smell if backing or stop at light , not all time
 

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I have about 4,000kms on my 2015 now and the odd time i still get exhaust smell if backing or stop at light , not all time

I'm up to 15,000 miles and mine started coming into the cab about 12,000 miles. I have yet to take the truck in. Truck is a 4x2
 

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I agree - I tried explaining that its not an exhaust smell - more like an adhesive curing smell or something - They said we have to follow the service bulletin - I am considering contacting Ram customer service - but doubt that will get me anywhere.
As an update - I took truck back at 3800 miles now as its no better than day 1 of ownership - They claim I need to wait longer and that I haven't driven it enough (nobody wants to take my truck when we go out due to this chemical taste) - I contacted Ram Customer service and opened a case - I am now being informed it may have been caused by a dead cell in my battery (for past two weeks truck kept acting like battery was drained when trying to start) - I said this problem has existed since day one -they go on to say it may be normal due to regen and burning off protective coatings during assembly but they drive it and dont see anything wrong. I call bs as I buy a new car every year and have never had this issue before. I am getting truck back today and have two days to report back if its any better. I am wits end with this.
 

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We purschased two brand new dodge 1500 ecodiesel trucks last year, one of them has been nothing but problems, check engine light came on at 11,000 miles, we had a massage saying wrong DEF take to dealer, after spending 10 days in the dealer and have replaced a few sensors and repairing the recall issues we starter having exhaust smock inside the cab now, smock that burns your eyes and throat, we are very disapointed at this point, i called the dealer manager this morning and is telling us they havent had issues with this ecodiesel trucks.
We are hoping not to have problems with the other truck, we use this trucks for business and a truck in the shop is a liability.
Is ridiculous for a truck to spend 10 days in the repair shop just to replace 2 sensors and fixing the recalls, wont ever buy dodge again.
 
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