2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 ProblemsPoor Shift Quality Between First and Second Gear May be Caused by Pressure Control Solenoid
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.
On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, rerouting the ignition coil wire and spark plug wires can help solve a misfire and/or surge problem that occurs at approximately 45 mph. A service bulletin was published that outlines the specifics of the repair. It states the rerouting procedure should be performed before other repairs are done for misfires, surging or spark knock.
When switching on a turn signal, both lights flash or nothing happens. Wipers fail or work sporadically. There are on back order 4,000 of the parts required to fix this problem. I wish more people would report these problems to www.nhtsa.gov so that recalls can take place.
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Questionsreplace aternator truck start bogging itself out wen I put in gear (3 answers)
also replace control solenoid A plus switch still bogging itself out plus new alternator is fried
I changed the brake calipers and pads and every time I apply brakes it never stops. Why?
My wipers stopped working. Then about 2 weeks later worked for about a week or so then as I was driving (in the rain) they slowed way down went a few more swipes then died again. could turn switch back on/off again. it would go a little bit and now dead. Relaced the wiper switch and that did n...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 RecallsChrysler Recalls 2002-2009 Dodge Rams Due to Defective Wiper Module Assemblies
Chrysler has recalled certain 2002-2009 Dodge Rams (1500/2500/3500) because the wiper module assemblies may be susceptible to water intrusion, which may result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiper capability. This may cause reduced visibility for the driver, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the wiper module assemblies with vented wiper motor housings.
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 2002 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because the rear axle flange weld to the axle tube could fatigue, which can allow the brake caliper assembly to rotate. This may cause the brake line to separate from the caliper, which may result in a loss of brake fluid in the rear brake hydraulic system. Dealers will install rear brake caliper reinforcements on the rear axle assemblies.