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

Check Engine Light Due to Pinched Leak Detection Pump Vacuum Lines

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.

Coolant Loss & Engine Overheating

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.

Rerouting Ignition Coil/Spark Plug Wires Can Solve Misfire/Surge Problems

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, rerouting the ignition coil wire and spark plug wires can help solve a misfire and/or surge problem that occurs at approximately 45 mph. A service bulletin was published that outlines the specifics of the repair. It states the rerouting procedure should be performed before other repairs are done for misfires, surging or spark knock.

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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Questions

What is the cost to overhaul my engine? (1 answer)

Need estimates for parts and labor

The check engine light goes on but no over heating, good oil pressure, battery G (1 answer)

All fluid levels are fine

What is the sensor at the left front of the intake manifold ? (1 answer)

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...

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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Recalls

Recall 99V024000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MODEL 3500 LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS ONLY. OPERATION OF THE HEADLAMPS OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME CAN RESULT IN HEADLAMP SWITCH FAILURE, CAUSING THE HEADLAMPS OR PARK LAMPS TO GO OUT.

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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Reviews

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based on 2 customer reviews
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).
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. wveesaphen@aol.com wanda

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