2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Dodge Ram 2500

2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Problems

Water Leak Due to Faulty Rear Window Seal

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.

Vibration in steering wheel due to worn steering damper/tie rod ends

A vibration or shimmy felt in the steering wheel when driving over rough roads may be caused by a worn steering damper and tie rod ends. Also be sure the tires are correctly inflated, alignment is within specification and suspension components are tightened properly.

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Thermostat

The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.

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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Questions

why is my 6.7 regen continously (1 answer)

i have replaced exhaust and unpluged the sensors. i have the juice with attitude by edge programmer installed on it, please advise.

Will not start! (1 answer)

2008 Dodge ram 2500 heavy duty 5.7 liters will not start checked fuses and the etc light and check engine light is illuminated giving the code p0882

Changing Thermostat in Dodge 08 - 6.7 Cummins Diesel ( how to ?) (1 answer)

What should the procedure be to change the thermostat in my 2008 6.7 Cummins Diesel to avoid any problems? Thank You

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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Recalls

Driver's Front Air Bag Defect

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.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

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.

Loss of Steering Control

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.

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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

6.7 GET RIG OF THAT PARTICAL FILTER, REALLY CAUSES ALOT OF PROBLEMS
I recently purchased a 2008 Dodge Ram 2500HD HEMI ST 4x4 with 42k miles, this was a big step since the truck i traded in for it was a 2005 Ford F150 V6 2wd long bed. Very big, Very powerful. the suspension is really really stiff and does not give you the most comfterbal ride but thats expected from a 3/4 ton truck. the Hemi motor responds well and gives me plenty of power. I average 12 mpg an...
2008 hemi auto poss rear, hauls 30ft fith wheel with ease. fun to drive. It is a hd work truck but people everywhere praise it's looks. I have had trucks that were loaded with options and never received second look. ps have 1990 with cummings a with 125K and a 93 with a 360 v/8 all 4X4 auto's.

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