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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
81,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace the evaporator (1 reports)
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 042006

(reported on)

Ram 1500 SLT

  • 81,000 miles


The evaporator just went out towards the end of the summer last year. So the thing is that i am disabled with a lower back problem and i have chronic pain. The medications that i am on makes me very sensitive to heat. So in the summer i need to use air as much as possible. I also own a 1999 Jeep and its evaporator has also went out. You can add a can of refridgerant in and it will work for about a month and then add another. But with my truck it quits in about three days. I have also talked to other Dodge owners and also a couple of Jeep owners and theirs evaporators have went bad also. I would like to know if Dodge or Jeep has a recall or something else that could be done to correct this problem?

- , Wheeling, WV, USA

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