2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Dodge Ram 2500

2006 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.

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Questions

the lights in the cab go down than return to its normal brightiest. ive had problems in the pst with my voltage going down and making my truck run bad. i took it in to dodge and they told me it was my battarys so replace them both. its bee three months since than and now im having this problem. a...

When the truck is under a load, such as plow on or pulling trailer up inclines, the temp gauge begins to climb and the truck loses power and runs rough. This starts to happen after driving a few miles. The gauge will even red line then go right back down again. I've stopped and had engine ...

didnt know if it may be a battery or alternator or something else

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2006 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.

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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

I am a 4th time Dodge Ram truck owner and this is my second 2500 4x4 in a row. This one was purchased new in late January of 2007 as a 06 model leftover. Inferno Red, Quad Cab,4x4, tow package, Bighorn, Cummins Turbo Diesel, Short bed. Pictures http://s80.photobucket.com/albums/j173/E_HILLMAN/Misc/2006%20Dodge%20Ram%202500%204x4/ Got a $15k discount so even in the economic downturn I st...

I have had to dodge trucks. One was a 2004 1500 and the one I have now is a 2500 mega cab. The 1500 was a 8 cyl. and the 2500 a hemi. Both trucks if I hit a pot hole, railroad track or anything alittle rough in the road the motor will kill. HMMMM> Payload is terrible my 2500 elcoline van carries more. The a,c system sucks. O Yeah and my the way, when I bought the 2500 new, I had 12,100 miles on...

This is the second Ram that I have owned. I will not own anything but a Dodge for the rest of my life. This Truck is the best. 5.7L HEMI. Need I say more. If Raw Power is what you want, this is the truck you need.

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