Dodge Ram Van 1500 Problem Reports

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On the 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8 and 5.9L V8 the Oil leaks commonly from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front and rear), timing cover gaskets, distributor O-ring, and the rear main seal area. Using fluorescent engine oil dye can be helpful in determining the source(s) of the oil leak.

Erratic operation of the keyless entry system may be caused by a faulty transmitter.
The engine may not crank over when trying to start the vehicle. Our technicians recommend to inspect the starter cable at the solenoid before replacing the starter motor or battery cable.
Some transmissions may slip in reverse or at mid throttle. The repair involves replacing the regulator valve line pressure sleeve and plug. The reverse drum, reverse band, and rear servo assembly must also be inspected and replaced as necessary.

Our technicians tell us that there is a software upgrade for the ABS module to correct inaccurate speedometer readings.
Intermittent erratic oil pressure readings may be caused by a PCM software issue. There is revised software available to correct this condition.
A no crank condition may be cause by a blown starter relay fuse. If the fuse is blown and the relay circuit is not shorted to ground, our technicians tell us there is a relay and harness assembly to be installed along with a new fuse.
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.
Intermittent cycling of the door locks especially during damp conditions may occur. Our technicians tell us that revised door and liftgate lock cylinder switches are available.
On vehicles equipped with a Theft Security system a loss of power to the Central Timer Module can result in a no start condition.