Car Problem Reports
Dodge Ram 1500 Exhaust Manifold Bolts May Break
Dodge Ram 1500 Problem
Average Mileage: 145,128 mi (78,900 mi - 225,000 mi)
Visitor, 1997 Dodge Ram 1500, 187,000 mi
Loud clicking from engine. Dodge Ram 1500 5.9l changed header gaskets for the exhaust. Fixed the problem.
Visitor, 2003 Dodge Ram 1500, 126,000 mi
Ticking noise, developed into big exhaust leak after towing camping trailer.
Visitor, 2003 Dodge Ram 1500, 140,000 mi
exhaust manifold bolts are breaking
ticking noise when first starting coming from exhaust leaks broken bolts need replacement.
Right side exhaust manifold bolts broke off leaving heat shield to flop around. Increased engine noise and valve taping or clatter.