Dodge Ram Van 3500 Problem Reports

Most Reported Dodge Ram Van 3500 Problem Reports

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Our technicians tell us that some transmissions may exhibit harsh shift conditions or a false PCM codes P1763 and may benefit from a PCM software upgrade.
Erratic operation of the keyless entry system may be caused by a faulty transmitter.

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.

Some automatic transmissions can turn on the Check Engine Light and 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.

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8 it is often misdiagnosed as a leaking oil filter gasket, the oil filter adapter can seep from between the adapter and engine block.

The fuse may blow repeatedly for the HVAC blower motor or the motor may stop working all together. Our technicians tell us that can often be repaired by replacing the blower motor switch with a revised switch and installing a wiring harness with a relay assembly.

The engine may exhibit excessively high oil pressure at cold start up. This may lead to distortion of the oil filter case. Inspect the oil filter case for any signs of distortion. If the case is distorted,  Connect an oil pressure gauge to the engine and start the engine while observing the readings. If the pressure reads above 80 psi, replace the oil pump.

Side and rear cargo doors may open to far. New check arm pins, bumpers, and in some cases a new check arm are available.

The instrument cluster may work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the fault is commonly due to connection issues at the cluster electrical connector. There is a kit available to repair the connector and terminals.

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.
Intermittent erratic oil pressure readings may be caused by a PCM software issue. There is revised software available to correct this condition.

For the 9.25" HD Rear Axle only, some vehicles may shudder or vibrate on brake apply. This can be caused by axle shafts, brake drums, or brake shoes. A complete inspection of the rear brakes may be required to isolate the cause of the vibration.

For the 9.25" HD Rear Axle only, some vehicles may shudder or vibrate on brake apply. This can be caused by axle shafts, brake drums, or brake shoes. A complete inspection of the rear brakes may be required to isolate the cause of the vibration.