1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Dodge Ram 3500
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 ProblemsCheck for loose connection on starter solenoid if engine won't crank
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.
Some models could have a severe drift or pull to one side when the brakes were applied. If this is not caused by a dragging brake caliper, there is a service bulletin describing the step-by-step diagnosis and many possible solutions. Our technicians note the most common solutions are performing a four wheel alignment, checking torque on suspension components, installing shims between the wheels and hubs, and replacing the suspension arms.
1997 Dodge Ram 3500 QuestionsAirbag light (2 answers)
Airbag light on while driving 97 3500 cummings
When I accelerate it will direct it through the defroster, when I let up on the gas it comes back through the dash vent.
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replaced all brakes drums and roders