2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance
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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 ProblemsFour Wheel Drive Shifts by Itself
The transfer case in the Dodge Ram 2500 has multiple gear ratios, which can be selected by moving the switch in the cabin to 2Hi, 4Hi, or 4Lo. It has been known to shift to 4Lo without warning, at any speed, and whether the vehicle is on or off. If this occurs at highway speeds, the result can be catastrophic failure of the transfer case.
This is caused by a faulty four wheel drive shift motor, selector switch (in the cab) or the wiring between the two. The most common cause is the transfer case switch, which is an electric motor mounted on the transfer case.
To correct the issue, inspect the wiring to the transfer case switch motor for damage, and replace the shift motor if needed. Disconnecting power to the shift motor will lock the transfer case in its current setting.
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.
we replaced both fuel pumps and it starts with a shot of etherbut when its in park it runs fine when you put it into gear it stalls we have an automatic and cumminsthe mechanic has had it for5 months and he cant find out what is wrong after he replaced the high pump and tank pump
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Questionswhy 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.
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
What should the procedure be to change the thermostat in my 2008 6.7 Cummins Diesel to avoid any problems? Thank You
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
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.