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Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Problems

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Most Common Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Problems

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.
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 d...
The blower motor may operate erratically and the blower switch operation has a sticky or mushy feeling, the detents almost non existent. Our technicians tell us that the blower switch should ...
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0 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Brakes Problems

5 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Drive Train Problems

Automatic TransmissionA clogged or restricted transmission fluid cooler system can be the cause of reoccurring transmission failures. Our technicians tell us that if your transmission has failed du...
The transmission may exhibit delayed light throttle upshifts and harsh engagement into reverse or drive. Our technicians tell us the repair involves the adjustment of the throttle valve cable and r...
A delayed upshift condition may be experienced for about 1/4 mile in cold weather (32 degrees F and below) and is most noticeable after the vehicle has been parked for 8 or more hours. Our technici...

1 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Electrical & Lights Problem

Some vehicles may exhibit excessive fuel gauge movement while turning corners. Our technicians tell us the repair involves replacing the fuel pump module assambly.

9 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Engine Problems

On the 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8 and 5.9L V8 the Oil leaks commonly from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front and rear), timing cover gaskets, distributor O-ring, and the rear main seal a...
One the 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 the carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common. As the buildup increases with mileage and over time, symptoms may vary from light ticking, to ticking/hammering, t...
On the 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 the engine oil leaks at the distributor can be misdiagnosed as leaks from the intake manifold seal, oil pan gasket, or rear crankshaft (rear main) seal. A revised distrib...

10 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, rerouting the ignition coil wire and spark plug wires can help solve a misfire and/or surge problem that occurs at approximately 45 mph. A service bulletin was published...
A surging or bucking during acceleration can be caused if the distributor is moved or mis-indexed. This is a result of the cam and crank position sensors being out of synchronization. Wear of the...
An intermittent connection in the crank position sensor wire connector can cause poor engine performance or the engine may crank but not start.

4 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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 d...
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.
The blower motor may operate erratically and the blower switch operation has a sticky or mushy feeling, the detents almost non existent. Our technicians tell us that the blower switch should ...

0 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Maintenance Problems

1 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Miscellaneous Problem

The door glass may separate from the glass lift channel. Our technicians tell us a front door glass channel kit is available to repair the door glass. The repair involves removing the door glass fr...

2 Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Suspension & Steering Problems

When driving over bumps a clicking or squeaking from the rear leaf springs may be fixed by replacing the (leaf) spring tip liners and installing a spring clinch clip (kit available from the dealer).
A squeaking/clicking noise from the rear of the vehicle may be coming from the rear springs. Our technicians tell us that a kit is available including spring tip liners and clinch clips.

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Known Dodge Ram Wagon B250 Problems & Complaints

Insufficient fuel pressure may be caused by particulate contaminates or other type of substances by-passing the primary fuel pick-up screen and resulting in fuel pump failure. Our technicians rec...
Some vehicles may exhibit one or more of the following: Spark knock complaints when the vehicle is under load, various single cylinder misfire, and surge in 4th gear (around 45 mph). Our technician...
This engine may exhibit tappet-like noise(s) and/or excessive general valvetrain noise. The tappet-like noise may move from one tappet location to another. Our technicians tell us that the repair i...
There have been reports of timing chain noise. A stethoscope can be used to help pin point the noise location. If the noise is found coming from the timing chain case, replace the timing chain and ...
An erratic idle, stall on hot restart and/or low speed deceleration. may be caused by a faulty idle air control motor. Our technicians tell us there is a revised IAC motor to correct this condition.
Excess cooling fan noise may be caused buy a faulty cooling fan and fan clutch.
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.
Automatic TransmissionA clogged or restricted transmission fluid cooler system can be the cause of reoccurring transmission failures. Our technicians tell us that if your transmission has failed du...
The door glass may separate from the glass lift channel. Our technicians tell us a front door glass channel kit is available to repair the door glass. The repair involves removing the door glass fr...
Delayed transmission engagement of 2 to 8 seconds may be noted after the vehicle has been parked for an extended period. Our technicians tell the repair involves installing a drainback relief valv...
A delayed upshift condition may be experienced for about 1/4 mile in cold weather (32 degrees F and below) and is most noticeable after the vehicle has been parked for 8 or more hours. Our technici...
Oil seepage can occur at the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter). A redesigned speed sensor is available and the adapter may need to be replaced.
A squeaking/clicking noise from the rear of the vehicle may be coming from the rear springs. Our technicians tell us that a kit is available including spring tip liners and clinch clips.
The distributor pickup plate may fail causing Intermittent Stalling or No Start Condition, usually when engine is hot.
Hard Starting, Rough Idle, Black Exhaust Smoke, Poor fuel mileage may indicate a leaking injector or more commonly a leaking injector O-ring. Our technicians tell us that with engine idling and air...
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