2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Dodge Ram 2500
2005 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.
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.
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Questions
i DROVE MY TRUCK HOME WAS RUNNING JUST FINE PARKED IT . WENT TO START IT THE NEXT DAY AND IT TURNS OVER BUT WONT START GOT A CODE P0483 REPLACED CLUTCH FAN BUT TRUCK STILL WILL NOT START CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME A IDEA ON WHAT I CAN CHECK FOR OR DO TO GET HER GOING AGAIN
Recommended at my last oil change at 40K
2nd and check engine light on.he tried replacing the "throttle control accuator" and it was not the problem.he said he was not familiar with the codes pulled up and i should take it to a dealer. instead i took it to a diesel mechanic.he said he traced the problem to the electronic contr...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Recalls
The left and right tie rod assemblies are part of the front steering linkage, Certain trucks are being recalled because the left tie rod can break unexpectedly. This can result in loss of steering control. Dealers will inspect the steering linkage and install a new left tie rod assembly as necessary to correct this concern. This recall supersedes a previous recall, some vehicles repaired under the first recall may require an additional repair.
Certain vehicles may have been assembled with a left outer tie rod ball stud that may fracture; others may have received the affected tie rod assembly as a replacement part during normal service. This condition tends to occur during low speed parking lot type maneuvers when the driver is making a tight turn. This condition could result in a loss of directional stability in the left front wheel, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the tie rod ends, replace the left outer tie rod end as required, and perform a front end toe alignment as needed. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. The Chrysler recall number is L16.
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.
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews
This is my first truck and I have to say I am very dissapointed. I have had nothing but problems and they are always the same problems. First I went through 3 transmission solenoids in one year, then 1 TCM, plus a leak in the EVAP system 4 times all of these things in one year. Now for the good things, the truck has lots of power and 4X4 has gotten me out lots of trouble in the winter snow and ...