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Dodge Ram 1500 Oil Leak Diagnosis Cost

The average cost for a Dodge Ram 1500 Oil Leak Diagnosis is between $88 and $111. Labor costs are estimated between $88 and $111. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
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Best Practices

It's normal for an engine to get quite dirty, which can make locating the source of an oil leak quite difficult. One way a quality shop addresses this is to add a fluorescent dye to the oil, drive the Dodge Ram 1500, and then use a special light to ill

Common Misdiagnoses

Oil leaks tends to move in a downward and rearward direction. Therefore, oil leaking under the rear of the engine may have originated at the upper front engine area. One way a shop avoids misdiagnosing oil leaks is to use oil detection dye that helps t

Common Symptoms

There are several systems that can leak oil. Each fluid tends to be a different color, which can help to identify the leaking system.

  • Engine oil tends to be brown or black. It can be an amber color if it's new oil.
  • Power steer

    If engine oil is found leaking after an oil change, have the shop re-check to make sure that the oil filter and drain plug were properly installed.

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