Truck has a 4 inch straight pipe from turbo back so it has that unique Cummins truck sound that gets a lot of attention! When it comes to a programmer for your diesel, we admit, we are a little biased. My seats and interior are in great condition and I have had no complaints so far. Since July 2003 I have had to change the water pump, fuel pump, belt, rear bearing seals twice , the brakes 3-4 times and other than tires 3 times. To pickup-truck lovers, that's saying a lot. It has 70k on it now and still looks like new as I am very picky about upkeep on my vehicles. I had replaced fan clutch, all ball joints, rear driveshaft universal joints.
Until now the truck ran okay, now it has slow acceleration, and will stop accelerating at certain speed. We've loaded the bed full of concrete bags, dropped 6000-plus pounds of weight on the hitch, and our…. There are 13 reviews for the 2003 Dodge Ram 2500, click through to see. This makes way for more interior room with a 3. You are gonna be really surprised. As soon as it arrived, it was again chosen for towing detail--no surprise there. The truck is currently at the dealer's shop in an attempt to fix this.
This smoothes out combustion pressure in the cylinder and produces better sound quality. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler believes the Hemi engine is good for about 1 mpg better fuel. Trained mechanics from Dodge can't figure it out. We run the Smarty programmers on our trucks. It creates high volumetric efficiency by allowing larger, less-shrouded valves and straighter intake and exhaust ports. I did mostly highway driving, some light towing of about 7500 lbs.
Chrysler has capacity for 440,000 Hemi V-8s per year, says DaimlerChrysler Executive Vice President for Product Planning and General Manager of Car Operations Richard Schaum. There's a new single-rear-wheel option for the 3500, available only as a Quad Cab diesel, wedged for payload capacity between the 2500 and the 3500 dualie. Like the new-for-2002 standard Ram, the Heavy Duty line makes excellent use of the big truck's space, with myriad storage cubbies and folding seats. If you like the Ram 1500's larger-than-thou feel, you'll love the 2500 and 3500. Open the hood on a new one and wonder where the motor is and how am I gonna change the oil? An 8-ft bed is standard on the regular cab and optional on the Quad Cab. It had 76,000 miles on it before selling. Chrysler's HemiThe importance of Chrysler's new 5.
Still, Chrysler plans no aluminum version--at least that they'll admit to. See your dealer for details. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N62. It has 1,955 miles on it. Every time I get in the truck and drive it, I am thrilled by the way it performs and the way it drives. The '03 Ram 1500 4x2 with the old 5. Still, the Hemi proved an elegant solution.
Commercial -grade drivers would gravitate to the diesel offerings, with three variations of the. I have only had the truck about forty days. We at Motor Trend have done our share in considering heavy-duty pickups as personal family conveyances. This truck has amazed me and by standers with it's pulling capabilities and as the saying goes about Cummins 'nothing fancy just the only engine worth putting in a truck' has made me a believer of this over achiever reg cab 4x4 truck! The failure and current mileages were unknown. Std Std Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, 9000 lbs. Chrysler's number for this recall is R26. The maintenance cost of repairs seems high, because it seems to break more than my other cars.
Multivalves and variable timing, needless to say, are out. I have a 2003 5. Dodge says the engine is quieter than the diesel it replaces, thanks to the high-pressure common-rail fuel system. Only complaint is my dash has cracked in three places across the top on the passenger side. Units Affected 44588 Dodge is recalling more than 240,000 Rams sold in the U. Truck for truck, unladen heavy-duty Dodges, Chevys, and Fords appear close competitors with enough comfort to work as everyday family vehicles. See photos of the Dodge Ram Pickup 2500.
It also doesn't provide enough power to tow my business trailers and trailers that I have. Nothing can compare to the Smarty's combination of throttle response, power, adjustablility and fuel economy. The vehicle was again towed home and the contact replaced the fuel pump. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. While coasting at 25 mph, the engine was quiet and all of the warning indicator lights illuminated. I assumed the smell was because the engine was new. It made its way north from sunny, buggy Florida to the oft-frozen tundra that can be Detroit.