What are the most common problems with the Dodge Ram 1500?
I just inherited an older Dodge Ram 1500, but I haven’t decided whether I want to keep it or not. If it’s going to need a lot of repairs, I certainly don’t want it—so what are some of the most common problems I could expect?
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Inheriting a “free” vehicle can seem great, but if you’ve actually just been given a bucket of bolts, it may not be worth the trouble, right? Lucky for you, Dodge Rams regularly earn at least 4 stars for reliability from RepairPal. They report that the most common problems with the Dodge Ram 1500 are:
- Broken exhaust manifold bolts
- Leaking rear window
- Coolant leaks
- Stalling or failure to start due to Cam Sensor failure
- Four-wheel-drive engagement/disengagement issues
Of course, not all of these issues are reported on all model years of the Ram 1500, so checking RepairPal or CarComplaints on your own is a great way to see what you could expect from your inherited Dodge.
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