Dodge Ram Van 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Dodge Ram Van 1500

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Dodge Ram Van 1500 Problems

Poor connection at crank sensor

An intermittent connection in the crank position sensor wire connector can cause poor engine performance or the engine may crank but not start.

HVAC Air Flow Switching to Defrost When Accelerating

The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops.  There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.

Automatic transmission may set code P1740

Some automatic transmissions may set a code P1740, torque converter fault. Our technicians tell us there is a revised transmission pressure boost valve cover plate to correct this condition.

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Dodge Ram Van 1500 Questions

Wheel bearing symptoms (1 answer)

Symptoms of a bad wheel bearing.

Driver side tire starting to shudder .
I don't know if it's a ball joint something else.

Any 1 here has dealt w/ this b4

intermit issue w/ car stalling and no bus on odometer. (1 answer)

I've been reading other post w/ similar problems Nd ever1 points to PCM box.

has any1 bought a refurbished pcm Nd wat luck have they?

3.9L.AC unit turns on motor revs way too high and down too much (1 answer)

How to solve motor revving up and down too much when AC compressor turns on. 3.9 L. RPMs are really running High

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Dodge Ram Van 1500 Recalls

Chrysler Recalls 2001-2002 Dodge Models Because Park Shift Interlock System May Fail

Chrysler is recalling certain 2001-2002 Dodge Dakota, Durango, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, and Ram 3500 models because the park shift interlock system may not function correctly. When this system fails, the shifter can be moved out of the "Park" position with the ignition in the "lock" position. The ignition key can also be removed when the shifter is not in the "Park" position. Either of these conditions could allow the vehicle to roll away unexpectedly, possibly resulting in a crash. Dealers will replace the gearshift blocker and bracket assembly.

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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Dodge Ram Van 1500 Reviews

We owned a 1996 dodge 1500 van it was a good vehicle.Bought a 1999 dodge 1500 van that turned into a total piece of crap!!! Paint peeled off and started having engine v8 problems at 86,000 miles.Headliner also coming down. What a Shame!
LOVE my conversion van 114000 miles on it just recently however my dash lite said nobus aan it stopped dead REplaced ny battery recently it was third one in 1 month an finally van running until nobus lite have it at firestone will let you know results...
I bought this van from a company in Boulder that makes CD wallets, laptop cases and other soft type cases,so it never was used for any heavy lifting. It had 17,000 miles on it, or 27,000 kilometers for the rest of the world. It was in perfect condition except for the Arctic Gray paint was already starting to peel at only five years old. Mind you it was never garaged and hasn't been since but t...

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