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My Dodge says 5 mph max speed in 114 miles service DEF system

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My Dodge says 5 mph max speed in 114 miles service DEF system see dealer
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Customer: I just need to be able to drive it about 150 miles to get the problem fixed. I need to know if there's a way around it.
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Customer: I'm going to get the deletes done on it.
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Customer: I just had the EGR system cleaned 10000 miles ago.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Chris replied 6 months ago.
Hello and welcome to just answer. My name is***** there any Dodge/Ram dealers within 100 miles from where you are?
Expert:  Chris replied 6 months ago.
How much DEF do you have in the tank?
Expert:  Chris replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Chris replied 6 months ago.
Well, I am not sure where you went, but If your DEF tank is low, then add at least 2.5 to 3.0 gallons of DEF. If you cannot do that, then go ahead and keep driving it. Just don't turn it off after you pass the 114 mile mark. It will then be limited to 5 mph. If you don't shut it off, then you can keep driving at a normal speed until you get where you are going. I hope this helps, and let me know if you were able to see what I sent. Chris

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