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Understanding the Ram Oil Change Indicator and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Ram Oil Change Indicator tells you when and what service your car needs.
Ram Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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How to Get Ram Dealership Certified
Ram car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are Ram certified through the MOPAR College Automotive Program.
Industry News for Automotive Techs: October 15-21
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Top 10 Best-Selling Cars of 2016
Ford F-series pickup trucks, Toyota Camry, and Honda Civic are some of the best-selling cars of 2016 and all deliver on reliability and efficiency.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Ram
While Chrysler has decided to give Ram its very own division, it seems impossible not to think of the Ram 1500 as a Dodge. After all, you’ll still buy your 2012 Ram at...
2011 Dodge Ram vs. 2011 Ford F-150: Which One Should I Buy?
Large trucks can be fun to drive, and even more fun to get dirty. Unfortunately, they may also cause you to get phone calls from friends who need to move into a new apartment. Fortunately, just having a...
2012 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2012 Dodge Ram: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy if You're Hauling a Horse Trailer
Horse owners need a vehicle with towing capacity. Depending on the size of your trailer and the weight of your horse or horses, you probably won’t be able to get away with...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Farmer
If you're a farmer, you know that what you need isn’t a used car – it’s a used pickup truck. How else are you going to haul around hay, implements, garden produce,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're Towing a Boat
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Gardener or Landscape Architect
Gardeners and landscape architects need to haul around quite a bit of gear. As a gardener, chances are you will need to transport a variety of mowing equipment, along...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Plumber
Plumbers need to carry around all manner of tools and supplies. If you’re plumbing a large building, or even a decent sized home, you’re going to need a vehicle that has quite...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Electrician
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The best car for a vet to own largely depends on the type of practice he or she has. Large animal vets are probably going to want something that delivers a fair...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a General Contractor
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I put my vehicle into 4WD and heard a grinding noise. I took it out and put it in 2WD and It started to make some noise.
Hi there. Jack up the vehicle and put it on jack stands. Make sure that all 4 wheels are off the ground. Put the transfer case in 4WD, the transmission in drive, and let off the brake. Check to see...
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Changing brake pads
Changing brake pads "alone" is really not a task that exists. If a vehicle needs new brake pads, or brake shoes in the case of drum brakes, that means that the rotors (and/or drums) have to either be turned, replaced,...
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5mph max in 40 miles & code U3107
Diagnostic Trouble Code U3107 refers to a fault in the vehicle's network communications system, which includes the controller area network (CAN) wiring bus and modules on the vehicle. Unless other warning lights are on and/or the check engine light is...
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Transmission stuck in fourth gear
Hi - most likely there is a problem in the valve body with this hydraulic circuit. The P0750 shift solenoid message, while accurate relative to which circuit is involved, may have only been the symptom, not the cause. A sticking...
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I have 2016 promaster city I want to know how to silence the seat belt alarm
The seat belt warning will chime as long as you are not wearing your belt and the vehicle is moving. The procedure to disable the warning is similar in both vehicles you have mentioned. The best way to disable this...
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Low idle when stopped unless the a/c is on or i shift into neutral
Due to the change in load put on the motor when shifting into gear vs neutral and the change in load when the a/c is on vs not on, this may suggest you have a bad MAP sensor. Both of...
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I want to know how to silence the seat belt alarm.
Hi there. The seat belt alarm is a safety device in the car to let the driver or the front passenger that their seat belt is not on. If the alarm is tripping on it own with the seat belt...
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I have 29,000 miles...and I have a exhaust leAK is this nornal?
Hi there: If you've got less than 50,000 and this repair is under warranty, then dealing with the dealership is really your best option. Anytime you have an exhaust leak, especially if it comes from the exhaust manifold, it robs...
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My 2012 ram 2500 started over heating just had my water pump replaced around a month ago. I think it's my thermostat. How can I tell?
Hi there. First check the cooling system and see if the coolant is low. Top off all fluids that are low that could cause the engine to overheat. To check to see if the thermostat is working, feel the upper...
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Map sensor
Hi there. This link will show you an engine diagram for the 5.7 Ram engine. However, I recommend that you purchase a service / repair manual for your vehicle to give you instructions on how to complete this repair correctly....
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My window is stuck at a half open position 2016 Dodge Ram 1500
Hello - it sounds like either the window has gone off its track, or the window regulator/motor assembly has broken. If you truck is still under warranty, I would take it to your Ram dealer for repair. If that is...
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No power from the ignition switch to the starter unless I hot wire the starter.
Hi there. Check the wiring from the starter solenoid to the ignition switch and see if there is a break in the wiring. Check for continuity from the solenoid to the ignition switch and see if the meter reads 0.5...
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Where is the horn relay located on my vehicle? If that isn't the problem what else could be wrong with the horn?
Hello. The horn relay should be located in the fuse panel located under the hood. If you do not have a owner's manual it may be possible that there is a diagram on the inside of the fuse panel cover....
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Thermostat
Your truck will use either thermostat, but the 180 thermostat may be the better option providing better cooling and keeping engine temperatures lower overall. The difference is simply the temperature at which the thermostat opens, thus the 180 thermostat being...
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CV Axle failure.
Hello there, without knowing which parts the dealer determined to be faulty I can only offer general advice for your 2011 Dodge Ram 1500. The CV shaft, CV boots, and axle assembles are common repair items, any one of these...
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Fui aun lugar donde ponen esterios y les page para ke me conectarán un sistema de audio y desde ese día mi troca no trabaja nada
It is possible there may have been a wire crossed when the facility installed the system. If a power or ground wire to the instrument cluster was pinched during the installation, it can cause the cluster to malfunction or a...
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My truck will not start and the key is locked in the ignition.
Hi there. Check the wiring to the sound system and look to see where the power and ground wires are coming from. Most likely you have tapped into the main ignition power source and isolated the ignition switch power source....
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Air suspension
What the dealership will do about this issue depends on what is stated in your warranty. The length of time the warranty exists is one part of it and what is actually covered under the warranty is the other part....
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Where is the tpms ecu module located so I can replace?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The TPMS module is located behind the left front wheel well. Beyond the wheel well you will need to locate the first body frame mount, and the module should be fastened to it or...
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white smoke when cold
When the vehicle is first started your exhaust pipes are cold and if outside temperature is cold the exhaust pipes are even colder. Now you start the engine and the hot exhaust hits the cold pipes causing a large amount...

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