1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Dodge Ram 1500
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 is between $411 and $502 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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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.
If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up. This is due to static discharge through the ignition key. A revised model should be i...
On 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 engines, the intake manifold gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.
Not go over about 2500 rpm unless pushed to the floor but the pedal does seem to set pretty low
Fuel gauge stays on full
Also loses heat when you switch it
ON CERTAIN VAN AND WAGON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS), AFTERMARKET...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH DIESEL ENGINES ONLY, THE THROTTLE LINKAGE JOINTS CAN CORRO...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING "SALT BELT" ...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
October 24, 2011
i had my altenator checked ,battery ,and pcm , all are fine i was wondering is it my voltage regulator my truck start fine loses power when cold takes a while to charge up but doesn't die. when it...
February 16, 2010
luv my truck had it 9years and 185,000+miles it is so comfotable for a truck and rides like a heavy luxury car... but I have a knock and ping issue since 95,000miles... can only put in high test g...
August 18, 2009
I bought this truck off the showroom floor in 1998. It now has 325,000 miles. Mostly highway miles. Oil/filter change every 3,000 miles and all regular maintenance done since purchased and have ...