After my 75,000 mile warranty had expired of course , my motor stopped working. Excess wind noise from the area of the rear side windows extended cab. The service Rep said without any receipts for oil changes, I would have to pay out of my own pocket and he was not speaking professionally. Another big plus is your not buying imported oil making some king in a desert kingdom richer. It quits I'm told at 100 mph. It has never towed anything heavy and I used it mainly when I move things around, say when I switch jobs or residence. I looked down to see that oil pressure gauge going from low to high.
Muscle-car fans feel free to weep. They know they have a problem. Check engine light comes on again, back to the dealer, this time they tell me about some oil sludge. Power and Noise takes me back to real musle car days :. Not really sure of a way to see the spray pattern to check if their clean.
The engine warning indicator was illuminated at the time of the failure. As for styling, it looks good from all angles at all times of day. After long meetings, intensive discussions and more than a few giggles, it decides to reintroduce the engine in a current product. Took truck back and they decided i need a new engine. Last year at 100,000 miles differential failed again. The problem will happen at speeds from 30 miles per hour to 75 miles per hour it will happen using the pedal our on the auto control and with or with out the ac on. Gas mileage is good for this size engine with 13 mpg city and 17 mpg highway recorded.
The normal things that you do to a vehicle. Converter was plugged so he punched a hole in it. Yet most of its quality issues center on lack of scheduled maintenance that will doom any engine to an early death. He didn't mind staying there for 10 days free of charge tho. I'm told by the dealer that number is growing. Subpar brakes and poor fuel economy count strongly against it.
This is our second Dodge and we also had to replace the engine in the first one! He changed thermostat,radiator and flushed the system still the same. So 10k to 15k is fine. I will buy another dodge in the future for sure! The contact took the vehicle to an independent repair shop and they were able to find similar failures in their database, but they did not make any repairs. The thin walls cause excessive heat, which over time will cause oil to become gummy and the heads to crack. The original design is said to be weak, and these new springs are better suited to work with the cylinder deactivation feature found on the 2005 and later year models. Under normal driving over 15 miles it is burnt off, but short distances and colder weather it can bulid up and if the oil isn't changed or the pcv isn't kept clean it can be a problem. Fair gas mileage since I just drive about five miles to work and back, about two weeks on one tank of gas.
Should there not be a recall to fix the problem!!! If you experience this ticking sound coming from your 3. Dodge Rams with this engine compared to the 5. I am currently researching the lemon law procedure. On my trip I had a problem of engine overheating. I talked to a dodge service manager and he said if you change your oil every 3000 you shouldnt have a prob with oil sludge.
We had dealer replace with Jasper rebuilt differential. As for interior room, there's plenty - even for my family with a toddler. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2002-2008. The truck has 75,000 miles on it now, the engine finally seized after check engine lights has been on for months. This numbers were raised in 2008 to 310 hp and 330 ft. We are soooo not happy.
At 75,000 miles the engine went out while going on vacation. Items listed with service intervals in your. All parts put in on truck were brought through these guys, they showed me what was bought. No wonder Chrysler is going under, and as always the warranty ran out this vehicle with the 4. The gauge stays slightly below center when it used to hold at around a quarter.
Replaced all known causes and nothing has fixed the issue. In 2004, Dodge changed the crankshafts reluctor ring from 16 tooth to 32 tooth. The Dodge Ram picked up the 4. One time Dodge did find that the truck had bad springs in the engine that they replace bad from the plant and they hoped that would fix the problem but it did not. I have read in some sites I may need a software update from Dodge dealership. The consumer stated the additional recalls, would probably explain, why he had to replace the thermostat, vehicle speed control and the radiator three times.