1998 Dodge Ram Wagon 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Dodge Ram Wagon 3500

1998 Dodge Ram Wagon 3500 Problems

Shudder or vibration on brake apply, 9.25" HD rear axle

For the 9.25" HD Rear Axle only, some Vehicles may shudder or vibrate on brake apply. This can be cause be axle shafts, brake drums, or brake shoes. A complete inspection of the rear brakes will be required to isolate the cause of the vibration.

PCM upgrade for harsh shifting and code p1736
Our technicians tell us that some transmissions may exhibit harsh shift conditions or a false PCM codes P1763 and may benefit from a PCM software upgrade.
Engine performance issues due to spark plug wire induction
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.

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1998 Dodge Ram Wagon 3500 Questions

firing order 318 v 8 (1 answer)

i need to know firing order 318 v 8

cylinder order (1 answer)

on a 98.5 24 valve is the firing order 153624 and if so which is number 1 2 3 4 5 6 on the block

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1998 Dodge Ram Wagon 3500 Recalls

Handicap Conversion Vehicles: Wheel Chairs Not Secure In Retractors

The retractor that secures a wheel chair in a handicapped conversion vehicle may be ineffective. Dealers will inspect and replace the wheel chair securement retractors as necessary to resolve the concern.

Recall 98V076000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH POWER SEAT OPTION. THE DRIVER'S SIDE FRONT SEAT ATTACHING RISER WELDS WERE NOT CORRECT.

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