2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
Our experts translate recalls into plain English
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 ProblemsInspect Fuses if Engine Cranks But Does Not Start
If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the "OK to start" signal.
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.
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 QuestionsShould oil gauge move when engine is accelerated (1 answer)
So about a month ago my trucks battery finally ended so i replaced it brand new one no problems started up drove and everything. Well couple days ago my father needed to borrow it so i let him. Went to go get it no power battery dead. Okay must of left a light on or something hes not use to my tr...
2001 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 2000-2002 Dodge Ram 1500 models equipped with the snow plow preparation package because the tires may have gross axle weight ratings that slightly exceed the maximum tire load capacity. Dealers will provide replacement tires to meet the load carrying capacity and accommodate the addition of a commercially available snow plow and hardware.
Chrysler has recalled certain 2001 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because the alternator wire connection to the power distribution center (PDC) can loosen, which can result in a vehicle fire. Dealers will inspect the installation of the alternator wire connection to the PDC and reposition the wire.