Dodge Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Dodge Ram 1500
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
Our experts translate recalls into plain English
Dodge Ram 1500 ProblemsSoftware Update and Axle Disconnect Actuator Replacement to Correct 4WD Issues
If the vehicle will not shift into, or out of four wheel drive, and the "Serv 4WD" warning light is illuminated, the front axle disconnect actuator may need replacement and a power module (TIPM) may need a software update.
The track for the power seat may need to be replaced if the seat rocks when the vehicle accelerates or slows down.
If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the "OK to start" signal.
Dodge Ram 1500 Questionscan't control air vents (1 answer)
can't change flow direction for heat or a/c. doesn't matter where I set dial,always comes out the same spot
Failure of engine. Dealership said 2002-2003 Ram 1500's had bad engineering design on that year model. They don't / won't even make them due to so many flaws on their part
I know that it's not wise, but when i do a burnout, breakstand whatever you want to call it. The back tires will break lose or seem to break loose. When you hold the gas and let the tires gain momentum and build up smoke the tires will spin, both seem to do so. About five seconds into it the ...
Dodge Ram 1500 RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
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.
In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.