2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Dodge Ram 3500
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2009 Dodge Ram 3500 ProblemsTransmission Shifting Issues Due to Failed Replace Pressure Solenoid
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 does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up. This is due to static discharge through the ignition key. A revised model should be installed, but simply disconnecting the negative terminal of the battery for thirty seconds will temporarily reset the module so you can start the car.
The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.
2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Questionsdash light has appeared 2 red lines with z inbetween also engine light (1 answer)
vehicle runs & performs well
Had the turbo replaced in the truck because the engine clogs up and the truck loses power.
2009 Dodge Ram 3500 RecallsAlternator Fails And Engine Stalls Without Warning
The alternator may fail suddenly while driving, causing the vehicle to stall, and possibly causing the alternator to catch fire. Dealers will replace the alternator with a revised one free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.