2012 Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Ram 1500
- My truck just started making a clunking noise, sounds like a CV joint issue.
- HOW MUCH IS A BRAKE JOB. 4 WHEELS ,LABOR AND POSSIBLY TURN ROTORS
- My truck is automatic it has the Manuel shift controls such as (+)(-) buttons.
- it has a TPS code and acts like it's in Limp Mode. changed the TPS sensor.
- stuck in 4th, wont shift
2012 Ram 1500 Questions
I rebuilt a flood truck and it has completely all new sensors, moduals and all wiring. it starts and idles fine, but won't rev past 3,000 rpm and doesn't shift out of 1st gear. shows a TPS code but the dealer replaced it. it acts like it's in Limp Mode. the eng and trans came from a r...
put it into drive, two min later it went automatically into 4th, manually , i couldnt gear up or down outta 4th. every time i try to put it in automaatic drive.. it goes back to forth
Sometimes i have heat and sometimes i dont. I can start the day off having heat, then when i start it up later and the temp gauge gets up to temp it will just blow cold air.
2012 Ram 1500 Recalls
A wire in the steering wheel harness can rub through against the air bag module retainer spring, causing a short that may deploy the driver's front air bag without warning, unintentionally. Dealers will inspect, repair and secure the steering wheel wire harness and install protective caps on the air bag retainer spring ends free of charge to resolve the concern.
The nut securing the rear axle pinion my loosen because an adhesive patch was not installed during vehicle assembly. If the nut loosens, the axle can lock up with little warning, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and/or a crash. Dealers will install a pinion nut retainer to correct this concern. This is an expansion of a previous recall, NHTSA number 12V474000, Chrysler number M34. The Chrysler recall number for this recall is N08.
The affected vehicles have a spare tire that does not match the specifications listed on the tire placard. If installed, the incorrectly sized spare tire may unexpectedly activate the electronic stability control (ESC) system, altering its effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair these vehicles as necessary to correct this concern.