2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Dodge Ram 3500
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 ProblemsReplace Pressure Solenoid in Transmission Valve Body to Fix Transmission Bucking
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.
If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the "OK to start" signal.
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.
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 QuestionsTruck idles fine. But upon acceleration it goes to full throttle but then throttle starts to drop and black smoke start coming out of the exhaust. (1 answer)
I have already replaced fuel pump, fuel injector and the ECU
Not often it happens usually after a few minutes of taking off driving
Ran the "KEY TEST" P-1693 and P-1765 codes indicated. What to replace first?