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Dodge Ram 1500 Car Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Thermostat on Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Description and Solution

The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.

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Problem Data

RepairPal Fair Price Estimate
$97-160
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Average mileage: 162,876 (111,001–207,980)
Engines affected: 3.7L V6, 4.7L V8, 5.7L V8 HEMI, 5.9L V8
9 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

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Brake problem? Or maybe a faulty head gasket cylinder?
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Recently purchased at a local used car dealership in Wenatchee Wa. Check engine light came on after driving approximately 100 miles.