1999 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1999 Dodge Ram Van 2500 as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

Some vehicles may exhibit a "buzz", whining", or "moaning" like noise from the transmission when reverse gear is selected. The condition is caused by a resonance of the transmission regulator valve. Our technicians tell us that the repair involves replacing the transmission regulator (aluminum) valve with a steel one.

The instrument cluster may work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the fault is commonly due to connection issues at the cluster electrical connector. There is a kit available to repair the connector and terminals.

Erratic operation of the keyless entry system may be caused by a faulty transmitter.
On vehicles equipped with a Theft Security system a loss of power to the Central Timer Module can result in a no start condition.
The Central Timer Module may stop working intermittently causing various body systems to also stop working. There is a revised CTM available to that should correct this condition.
Problems may develop with the sliding door. Our technicians tell us that there is a revised latch assembly are latch rods available to correct sliding door latch issues.
Side and rear cargo doors may open to far. New check arm pins, bumpers, and in some cases a new check arm are available.
A squeaking/clicking noise from the rear of the vehicle may be coming from the rear springs. Our technicians tell us that a kit is available including spring tip liners and clinch clips.