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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Dodge Ram 3500

1998 Dodge Ram 3500

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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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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, s...

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Questions and Answers

cooterjazz, 1998 Dodge Ram 3500, Diesel, Mc Minnville, TN

CAn i get some help my truck I vcant the the rotors off well the hub to get to Rotors do u have to take the axsel out ?

jeff hardy, 1998 Dodge Ram 3500, 5.9L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, Eutaw, AL

camshaft and crankshaft sensor

jeff hardy, 1998 Dodge Ram 3500, 5.9L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, Chicago, IL

camshaft crankshaft sensor

love2rein, 1998 Dodge Ram 3500, Diesel, Hollister, CA

Where is the fuel filter located in my dodge?

cowgirl59, 1998 Dodge Ram 3500, 5.9L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, Berryville, VA

truck stalls when coming to a stop. starts right back up but stalls again when put into drive. suspect crankcase sensor

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