1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Dodge Ram 1500

1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Problems

Cam Sensor Failure Causing no Start or Stalling

On the 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 the camshaft position sensor may fail and cause the engine to crank but not start or it can cause intermittent stalling. A failed camshaft sensor will require replacement.

Rerouting Ignition Coil/Spark Plug Wires Can Solve Misfire/Surge Problems

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, rerouting the ignition coil wire and spark plug wires can help solve a misfire and/or surge problem that occurs at approximately 45 mph. A service bulletin was published that outlines the specifics of the repair. It states the rerouting procedure should be performed before other repairs are done for misfires, surging or spark knock.

Exhaust Manifold Bolts May Break

On the 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 the Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Recalls

Chrysler Recalls 1994-1999 Dodge Rams Due to Corrosion on the Secondary Hood Latch

Chrysler has recalled certain 1994-1999 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models in areas that use road salt because corrosion of the return spring on the hood secondary latch could cause the mechanism to bind in the "release position." This may cause the hood to open unexpectedly. Dealers will replace the secondary hood latch.

Chrysler Recalls 1994-1996 Dodge Rams Due to Defective Throttle Cable

Chrysler has recalled certain 1994-1996 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models equipped with Diesel engines because the throttle cable could unravel (fray) or break, which may cause a loss of throttle control. A throttle that does not return to idle may lead to unexpected acceleration. Dealers will inspect and replace the throttle cable and upper bell crank lever.

Chrysler Recalls 1994-1996 Dodge Rams Due to Overheating Ignition Switch and Wiring

Chrysler has recalled certain 1994-1996 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 light duty pickup trucks because they were built with an ignition switch and wiring that may overheat. Dealers will install a relay and overlay harness.

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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

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I bought a used 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9 4 x4 with 11300 miles on it for $4000. After purchasing it I immediately took it to get the fluid changes done. I noticed the sticker above the drivers side window said next service due at 11200 miles. After having the oil changed, I was surprised to hear from the mechanic that the oil was still pretty decent but, I insisted on the change anyways and all ...
Three years ago I purchased my first Dodge product, a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9 360. It already had 150,000 one it and quite a bit of rust but still ran smooth. Over the past 3 years I have had no issues with the truck other than replacing power steering hose, egr valve, and broken gas straps. This truck has been the most reliable vehicle that I have ever owned and I intend to keep it until its d...

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