2000 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Dodge Ram Van 2500
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2000 Dodge Ram Van 2500 ProblemsHVAC 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.
On 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 engines, the intake manifold gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.
Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. In cases of contamination from carbon particles or debris, all hoses and tubes must be blown out with compressed air to remove contaminates.
2000 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Questionsturn ignition key sometimes no response at instrument panal and no start up. (1 answer)
I wiggle-remove and reinstall the wiring harness plugs [3 each] 2000 2500 van 5.9 and I'll hear the fuel pump engage ,fuel gage responds and start up. drive 15-30 minutes without warn stops. try to start and the gages[fuel,etc.] respond very,very slow a creep without start up. I'll go out...
The car will die after short drives, long drives, whether Im going 60mph, 10mph, or at idle. And when car dies and I try to start the car again it doesnt turn on sometimes I have to wait a minute sometimes 30. Any ideas what the problem might be?
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 B Series
I have put in a new light switch in my dash panel.I have put in a new brake pedal switch.All fuses are good.Head lights work,tail lights work,but brake lights don't come on when I use my brake pedal.