2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

2004 Dodge Ram 1500
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500
$189 to $680
2004 Dodge Ram 1500
$189 to $680
2004 Dodge Ram 1500
$321 to $768
2004 Dodge Ram 1500
$216 to $528
2004 Dodge Ram 1500
$216 to $528

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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.

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.

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Fuel pump replaced, now the fuel gauge doesn't work properly. When I fill the tank, the gauge only goes 5/8th up, stops, and stays there for a while. Suddenly it goes to full. Then after approximately 20 miles, the check engine light comes on, the low fuel light comes on, and the gauge dro...

Hit pulled out drive shaft, is it better to replace rear end (hemi). Springs to tire had to be fixed, 2 quarts of transmission fluid had to be replaced due to it leaking out after contact?

It sounds a lot like riding on big knobby mud tires. The truck doesn't pull, and isn't hard to turn, but that wheel is super squeeky. All advice is appreciated. TSM

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In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354. 

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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I have had my Dodge now for three years now. I have the oil changed every 3000 miles like clock work. I change the spark plugs every 30,000 like the owners book says to. This 2004 truck has been really great until now. I now have 122,000 miles on the truck and for some reason I'm getting a multiple misfire on 1 2 3 and 4 cylinders. I replaced the crank position sensor, put new plugs wires and c...

Dodge Ram 1500 came a long way from its sister trucks from the 80's and 90's yes they have problems and yes it cost to get it fixed. my 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 has 675,000 miles on it, the only trouble I have had is brakes steering water pump tires I drive a average of 780 aday in my truck and I love it

At under 70.000 miles The truck needed a new rear end replaced, a new radiator, new rack n pin, the electric panel on the drivers side door went bad , leaks transmission fluid at the pan after having it serviced at a dodge dealer. coolent resevoir had to be relaced becaue the original couldn't handle the overflow. some thing went screwy with the gas tank vent tubes , could'nt put more than a ...

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