2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Repair and Maintenance
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2010 Dodge Ram 2500 ProblemsReplace Pressure Solenoid in Transmission Valve Body to Fix Transmission Bucking
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.
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.
2010 Dodge Ram 2500 QuestionsI bought a used 2010 dodge ram 2500, and the tie rod broke (1 answer)
I just found out it was a recall problem last year will I have to foot the bill since I'm the second owner
Whether the truck is idling, driving, or just starting. 90% of the time it blows hot air. Dealer says freon is fine and they replaced valve. Any suggestions?
I have less than 25,000 miles and had to have the second battery replaced. First in Jan., my driver's side went out, now Nov., the passenger's side. Both times, truck went dead....any ideas, the dealer replaced one each time.
2010 Dodge Ram 2500 RecallsPotential Diesel Fuel Fire
Vehicles equipped with a diesel engine have an electric fuel heater. The electrical connectors may overheat. If the connectors overheat, the fuel heater may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the harness side connector with a silver plated beryllium copper terminal service kit, and inspect the fuel heater for leaks, replacing it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.