1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Dodge Ram 1500
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 ProblemsExhaust Manifold Bolts May Break
On some models a void in the rear window seal may cause a water leak. Water may be present on or under the carpet. The seal will need to be replaced if that is the source.
Engine overheating can result from coolant leaks which are commonly found at the thermostat housing gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timing cover gasket. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of the cooling system after any repairs are made to be sure there are no other leaks.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 QuestionsTransmission automatic, started out didn't want to downshift into 1st gear, starting out in 2nd, now stops pulling after gets hot , put it in park couple min. Put in drive it goes 300 ft then stops pulling (1 answer)
My 99 ram 1500 is not starting I went and filled it up at lunch time then it wouldn't start sometimes it will fire breifly when u first start cranking it has fuel pressure I have noticed lately driving down the highway it will cut out every now and then when it does that I can hear a chirp so...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 RecallsChrysler Recalls 1998-2003 Dodge Rams Due to Short Circuit in ABS Control Module Connector
Chrysler has recalled certain 1998-2003 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models equipped with four-wheel ABS because aftermarket batteries may leak electrolyte onto the ABS control module connector, which can compromise the sealing integrity. This may allow development of a short circuit in the connector, which could eventually lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the ABS control module connector for electrolyte damage and replace it if necessary.
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.