1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Dodge Ram 3500

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.

On the 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8 and 5.9L V8 the Oil leaks commonly from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front and rear), timing cover gaskets, distributor O-ring, and the rear main seal area. Using fluorescent engine oil dye can be helpful in determining the source(s) of the oil leak.

On 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 engines, the intake manifold gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.

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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.

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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Recalls

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

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

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).

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