2000 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Dodge Ram Van 1500

2000 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Problems

HVAC Air Flow Switching to Defrost When Accelerating

The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops.  There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.

Automatic transmission may set code P1740

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.

High Blower Only Due to Failed Blower Motor Resistor

The HVAC blower may operate on high speed only. This is commonly caused by a failed blower motor resistor. Chrysler has released a revised part to address this problem.

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2000 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Questions

recalls (1 answer)

I have the 3.9 engine it's burning real Ritch what could cause this (1 answer)

Have replaced plugs wires cap rotar

2000 Dodge Ram randomly dies. Hot, cold, rainy or dry does not matter will die. (1 answer)

Dies going 60, 30, or at a stop sign with no indications like stumbling or running out of gas. Radio and power remain on, just the engine dies. What I have done: Changed distributor, cap, rotor, plugs, wires. Tried 2 different pcm's, changed sensors: tps, iac, map, crank, cam. Has a new b...

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2000 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Reviews

I bought this van from a company in Boulder that makes CD wallets, laptop cases and other soft type cases,so it never was used for any heavy lifting. It had 17,000 miles on it, or 27,000 kilometers for the rest of the world. It was in perfect condition except for the Arctic Gray paint was already starting to peel at only five years old. Mind you it was never garaged and hasn't been since but t...
I bought this Sherrod coversion to transport my mother, after she passed on I decided to keep the van, just finished putting 7000 miles on the van in the last two months a dream to travel in this hi top conversion, When keeping the speed near 62 to 65 it gets in the high 15 low 16 mpg in the mountains it drops to 13 and 14. it has all leather interior 3:55 rear end ratio towing package 5.9 engi...
I just bought this Starcraft, "Limited Edition" van. It is great. The last owner replaced the front bumper with a 2by12in.6ft.board and it really adds to the vans ability in the back woods. I painted it black and it looks great. Good product.

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