Ram 1500 Repair and Maintenance

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

Ram 1500 Questions

wont start (2 answers)

wont start

passenger side headlight wont turn on ... bulb changed and still wont work (2 answers)

passenger high beam does not work ... changed bulb and still nothing

how much should camshaft and lifters cost (1 answer)

I have a 5.7 hemi with a bad tick. I took it into the dealer and just to have the camshaft and lifters replaced they quoted 3400 dollars. something doesn't sound right

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Ram 1500 Recalls

Radio Software Can Allow Third Party Outside Access To Vehicle Controls

The software for the vehicle radio can be exploited by unauthorized parties who can make changes vehicle system software remotely, possibly endangering vehicle operation. Chrysler will mail owners of affected vehicles a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability free of charge to resolve the concern.  Alternatively, owners may download the software from Chrysler directly to their own USB device to update the vehicle software.

Side Air Bag Curtains And Seat Air Bags May Deploy Unintentionally

The side air bag curtains and seat air bags may deploy unintentionally due to the side impact sensors being calibrated improperly. Dealers will update the occupant restraint control module calibration free of charge to resolve the problem.

Wire Short Deploys Drivers Air Bag Unexpectedly

A wire in the steering wheel harness can rub through against the air bag module retainer spring, causing a short that may deploy the driver's front air bag without warning, unintentionally.  Dealers will inspect, repair and secure the steering wheel wire harness and install protective caps on the air bag retainer spring ends free of charge to resolve the concern.

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