Dodge Ram 1500
Report: Exhaust Manifold Bolts May Break
Dodge Ram 1500 Problem
Average Mileage: 144,475 mi (78,900 mi - 225,000 mi)
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.