fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
156,400 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace radiator (1 reports)
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problem #3

Oct 172012

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 159,000 miles

I was having a coolant leak and found out the thermostat housing was leaking and now find out the radiator was leaking on both of the plastic ends. It wasn't leaving any puddles but was leaking under load while driving.

- kaneroberts, Cincinnati, OH, US

problem #2

Oct 172012

Ram 1500 SLT 5.9

  • Automatic transmission
  • 159,060 miles

I keep smelling coolant and the reservoir is lower.

- kaneroberts100, Cincinnati, OH, US

problem #1

Mar 032009

Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 151,000 miles

After reading all the complaints, I feel lucky to have gotten over 150,000 mi. on the truck. (not that lucky)! 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. Now the truck is blowing white smoke from the tail-pipe (sometimes), sipping anti-freeze and water at about a gallon a week, engine sometimes decides to die at stop signs. I think that when the engine over heated last year it cracked the head gasket. Toyota or any other maker, here I come

- higginsb, Montgomery, TX, US