This is a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup 4. When the accelerator pedal was depressed, the oil pressure reading returned to normal. Checked fuses and relay and everything was ok. I had the dealer do repair for recall. I had to replace radiator, then found another leak a few days ago on the reservoir tank near the neck of the cap.
I called Dodge and they won't do a thang about it. A week after the repairs, the ac blower fan stopped functioning, and the vehicle was taken back to the dealer. I love my truck and my maintain it properly. Wires still get very hot. Head gaskets must be leaking or shrinkage of the gaskets with the cold weather. The failure and the current mileages were 50,000.
Eventually, when assistance arrived and add water to radiator, it poured out the side. After further investigation I found out that there are thousands of 1500 engines that failed for the same reason. Also have the cracked dash. Engine had to be replaced with used engine. Now I'm having heater repairs done on it. This truck definitely has its share off defects, with the engine and wiring.
Upon inspection, it was noticed that coolant was dried on the top of the radiator and cap. If you are often adding more coolant to the reservoir, you might have a leak. The smog report showed 3 cylinders out of 6 were misfiring. The contact did not know the details in regards to the failure. The consumer was instructed to the vehicle home. I could have purchased two trucks by now. First told by dealer the air intake was blocked with leaves and they cleaned it out.
This can lead to head gasket failure or even a cracked engine block. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your Ram 1500 is located and how to check the coolant level. Replace it and filled with new coolant. I unfortunately didn't have a choice but to repair the engine but fear that the design defect will result in subsequent failure of the same nature. A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. I have had to hold the brake down harder than normal at a stop. The vehicle was not repaired.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer, and they asked the consumer what did she want them to do about it and that they could not fix the problem. The check engine light went on prior to this. I changed my oil and saw that it was chocolate color. All of the other fuses seem to be fine, but there is a tiny chunk of metal I cannot remove from the fusebox to plug in another fuse, nor do I want to plug in another fuse, as I don't know why the previous one melted. I love my truck and my maintain it properly. I unfortunately didn't have a choice but to repair the engine but fear that the design defect will result in subsequent failure of the same nature. If you are often adding more coolant to the reservoir, you might have a leak.
The coolant reservoir collects the hot coolant for recycling back into the radiator once it has cooled down. Always wear safety goggles when working on your Ram 1500. Seems like another computer problem to me. Truck started over heating about a year ago and I would just replace coolant, could not find any leaks. Filling the coolant reservoir only up to the fill line will prevent tank overflow. He also found problems with the water pump and radiator. Coolant can leak from the reservoir or from the hoses, in 2002 Ram 1500s with the 5.
I had the radiator replaced, and the fan clutch. This truck definitely has its share off defects, with the engine and wiring. The contact also stated that the vehicle would burn coolant at an excessive rate and the engine would intermittently stall. List of problems: Heater core went out, then condenser fan went out, then the heater core again, then the radiator went sludge all scheduled maintenance was on time and performed by the dealer. I guess i got no choice but to do that and see if that fixes it, getting tired of guessing whats wrong with it.
Engine over heated, warping heads and doing interior damage to rods and bearings. I think Chrysler should be fixing these before someone dies. The failure mileage was unavailable. The consumer was instructed to the vehicle home. Plus, the durable plastic prevents coolant fluid loss. The manufacturer would not assist with the repair because of the age of the vehicle.
In order to get an accurate reading, your 5. Two weeks later, I got the recall that the wiring harness for the blower was overheating. The vehicle was towed to a private mechanic where the mechanic confirmed that the power disruption caught fire. The vehicle has not been repaired. A radiator, coolant, ac blower fan, and spark plugs were replaced, which corrected the problem.