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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

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1997 Dodge Ram 1500

Most Common 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Problems

1997 Dodge Ram 1500 vehicles have 6 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 problem is: Exhaust Manifold Bolts May Break
On the 3.7l v6 and 4.7l v8 the exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and...
On some models a void in the rear window seal may cause a water leak. water may be present on or under the carpet....

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The Dodge Ram 1500 Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 3rd out of 17 for fullsize trucks. The average annual repair cost is $599 which means it has average ownership costs. While the severity of repairs is high, the number of those issues is low, so major repairs are infrequent for the Ram 1500.

1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

1997 Dodge Ram 1500 vehicles rate highest in Engine and needs improvement in Body
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Most Common 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

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