2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Ram 2500
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Problems
Replacing a pressure solenoid valve in the transmission valve body may fix an issue where the transmission "hunts" between first and second gears. Our technicians report that customers sometimes describe this complaint as surging or bucking.
If the engine is difficult to start or cranks but does not start, it can be caused by a leak in the return side of the fuel system. This type of leak can allow air to enter the injection pump resulting in starting issues. A rubber hose on the back of the injection pump, connecting the pump to the steel hard line, that can be the source of this type of leak.
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.
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Questions
I'm having the engine replaced in my 2002 Dodge Ram. Would this be a good time to have the heater core replaced? Or do they still have to go through the dash on the passenger side to replace it.
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The engine in my truck blew so i put a 99 v10 in it well i cant find anyone who can get a new camsaft sensor for it. I have called every auto store in 3 states n cant order one so i called dodge n they discontinued making them any ideas where or how to come up with one. I have a 7500 dollar truck...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Recalls
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 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.
Chrysler has recalled certain 2001 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because they were equipped with incorrect load range tires. If the vehicle is operated at maximum gross weight, this could cause a blow out. Dealers will replace the tires.
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews
My father bought a 01 Ram 2500 with the 5.9L Cummins and it is now in my name. We both over 10 years of driving this truck just triped 415K and the only thing we have done to this truck is replace a fuel line, so if you are looking for a long lasting truck with motor the Dodge Cummins is the best way to go. We have pulled everything from 6KLBS boats up the steepest grades to hauling a trailer l...
This is by far the best truck I've ever owned. 5.9 CTD combined with a 6 speed is unbeatable. This truck is rated (from the factory) at 14k towing in reality it'll pull 20k. Only problems I've had with it are putting a thermostat in it and I need to replace a drag link to get rid of the play in the steering wheel (common thing with a dodge right along with a track bar). I've got the H.O. which ...
i bought this truck with 123k and now after 1 year of owning it, its got 150k and only put in one major repair. this truck has plenty of power and i have slow benn upgrading it so that it will save me money in a long run.. 01 quad cab, 6in lift, 35" bfg, boost fooler, smarty, egt boost tranny gauges, upgradeing lift pump this week