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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$800.00
Average Mileage:
20,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 151999

Ram 1500 SLT Laramie 5.9L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Brand new truck developed a cooling leak in the first few years. I have replaced the radiator, water pump, hoses along the years. I still have the leak. I was told its the timing cover and this is a known failure issue. Mechanic told me $600 to fix.

Truck had 185,000 miles and I have just lived with it having to put coolant in every few thousand miles.

- , Mount Pleasant, SC, USA

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