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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500

1999 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500

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1999 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Some vehicles may exhibit one or more of the following: Spark knock complaints when the vehicle is under load, various single cylinder misfire, and surge in 4th gear (around 45 mph). Our technicians tell us that rerouting the coil and spark plug wires to minimize induction effects will commonly correct this condition. If wires must cross during the reroute procedure, they must cross at a 90 degree angle.

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.

Engine -- Verified

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 the engine oil leaks at the distributor can be misdiagnosed as leaks from the intake manifold seal, oil pan gasket, or rear crankshaft (rear main) seal. A revised distributor is available if oil is found inside the distributor.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspe...

1999 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500 Questions and Answers

hoobie, 1999 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500, Lake City, FL

My daughter drove the truck home turned it off went to crank it up a couple of hours later and it wont do anything but turn over. We have replaced the crankshaft sensor and fuel filter. Cannot figu...

skynnard, 1999 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500, 5.9L V8, New Hope, AL

When the switchpasses thru AC, it blows the fuse, thus vehicle will not start, and no cold air also before fuse blows.

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