1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Dodge Ram 3500
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Problems
If a Check Engine Light illuminates indicating leak detection pump (LDP) failure, the cause is often pinched or disconnected vacuum lines to the pump. Vacuum lines should be inspected before replacing the leak detection pump. Contamination (carbon or debris) in the pump can cause failure and any hoses should be cleared before a new pump is installed.
Engine overheating can result from coolant leaks which are commonly found at the thermostat housing gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timing cover gasket. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of the cooling system after any repairs are made to be sure there are no other leaks.
One the 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 the carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common. As the buildup increases with mileage and over time, symptoms may vary from light ticking, to ticking/hammering, to hammering/knocking noises. Fuel injector cleaner often solves the problem.
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Questions
All fluid levels are fine
This sensor has a Black/Light Blue and Tan/White wires going to it so I believe it's not the IAT sensor as all wiring diagrams I have been able to get hold of show that the IAT sensor has a Black/Light Blue and a Black/Red wires going to it. There is a Throttle Body Temperature sensor in the...
Heater core is leaking and have been using a good stop-leak, but the windows fog when heater is first used.
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Recalls
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Reviews
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Cummings 5.9 Diesel 4x4 dully, i changed the water pump and then drove it about 150 miles and then thermostat went out i had no heat coming in but temp was raising on engine . so i changed thermostat , and the temp still raises , has any one heard of air pockets in cooling system and how would i bleed it , desperate needing help. firstname.lastname@example.org wanda
Very tough looking and a reliable truck. Needed tranny rebuild though and suspension is really stiff. The year is good, less electrical and simple to work on for the lay mechanic (myself).