TSB List for the 2002 Dodge Ram 2500

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2002 Ram 2500 are official communications between Dodge & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING:COLUMN
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
  • TIRES
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #10023

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009241

      STEERING COLUMN SERVICE. INFORMATION. SERVICE INFORMATION TUNEUPS. *TT Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #0703

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003809

      PROCEDURE FOR REMOVAL OF THE POWER STEERING PULLEY. *TT Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #10182004

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013994

      STABILIZER BAR LINK NUT TORQUE SPECS CHANGED. *EH Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #06003

      Date Announced:
      MAY 02, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10020139

      REAR SUSPENSION VIBRATION WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #05002

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10015075

      NEW WATER PUMP FOR 3.7L ENGINE - NO LONGER COMMON WITH 4.7L. ADVANCED SERVICE INFORMATION #05-002. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #05002

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10015075

      NEW WATER PUMP FOR 3.7L ENGINE - NO LONGER COMMON WITH 4.7L. ADVANCED SERVICE INFORMATION #05-002. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1803002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006146

      ENGINE UNDERSHOOTS IDLE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STOPPED, IN GEAR.*MR Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016905

      EMISSIONS RECALL E07-CANISTER PURGE HOSES. THE CANISTER PURGE HOSES ON ABOUT 7,800 OF THE ABOVE VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP CRACKS OVER TIME AND RELEASE EVAPORATIVE HYDROCARBON (HC) WHICH COULD EXCEED FEDERAL EMISSION STANDARDS. Read More »

    • TSB #1803003A

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004538

      GENERIC CUMMINS ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROCEDURE. *TT THIS BULLETIN REPLACED 18-030-03. *TT THIS BULLETIN REPLACED 18-030-03A DATED 10/17/03. TO ALSO INCLUDE 2005 RAM TRUCK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0900904

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006453

      VACUUM PUMP SERVICE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1803603

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004540

      ENGINE IDLE FLUCTUATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1803003

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003544

      GENERIC CUMMINS ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0900802

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000308

      ENGINE KNOCK OR RATTLE SOUND WHEN CLIMBING A LONG GRADE AND TOWING A HEAVY TRAILER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02007

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633964

      SUBJECT REGARDING 4.7L CRANKSHAFT TO BEDPLATE INTERFERENCE. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #02003A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634138

      SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR SIGNAL, VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.7 L ENGINE, ALSO REFER TO 02003. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #0900601

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623130

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE OIL PAN GASKET LEAKS.*SLC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #02006

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633961

      SUBJECT REGARDING LEFT AND RIGHT CAM SPROCKET BOLTS NOT TORQUED TO CORRECT SPECIFICATION. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #0900202

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633990

      SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKCASE BREATHER OVERFLOW. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #1801901

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623143

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE COLD IDLE ENGINE WARMING *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #1801401

      Date Announced:
      JUL 09, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621892

      SUBJECT REGARDING PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENTS, HARD STARTING AND / OR IDLE SPEED FLUCTUATIONS FOR SEVERE COLD WEATHER ENVIRONMENTS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #2500106

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019529

      POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM FREEZES IN EXTREME COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #2500108

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10024083

      POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM FREEZES IN EXTREME COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES -- INVOLVES INSTALLING REVISED PCV SYSTEM COMPONENTS. *NJ Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #1400202A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635732

      INFORMATION ON TAMPERING WITH VP44 FUEL PUMP ON CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1400202

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635734

      INFORMATION ON TAMPERING WITH VP44 FUEL PUMP ON CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINES. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #9002901

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136906

      Part Description: Seal - Shift Shaft on RFE transmissions Issue Description: This seal (04799346) is replaceable with Seal Kit (68235551AA), which includes a seal and retainer. The Seal Kit is applicable to all (5)45RFE transmissions. Read More »

    • TSB #0300202

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635730

      INFORMATION ON THE USE OF SYNTHETIC REAR AXLE LUBRICANT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02008

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633987

      SUBJECT REGARDING TRUCKS THAT WERE BUILT WITH INCORRECT STEERING GEARS. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #01024

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628200

      SUBJECT REGARDING REPORTS OF INOPERATIVE TACHOMETER. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #0803006

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021239

      POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #2100202

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635721

      SUBJECT REGARDING REVISION IN DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND LABOR OPERATION TIMES FOR RE TRANSMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2100601

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621898

      AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #0801505

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013731

      POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #DOR-X6W2U-06

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176211

      This SKU is a Clock Spring. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the internal spring. Read More »

    • TSB #0802303

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003414

      INTERMITTENT LOCKING/UNLOCKING OF DOORS WITHOUT ACTIVATING THE POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0800403

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002292

      ELECTRO MECHANICAL INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - ERRONEOUS INDICATOR LAMPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #30800203

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000903

      CONDENSER FAN INOPERATIVE DUE TO OPEN FUSE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0800702

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634087

      SUBJECT REGARDING REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *SLC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #0408

      Date Announced:
      NOV 03, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011493

      ORIGINAL MINUTE MOUNT WIRING AND E-FORCE ISOLATION MODULE WIRING CONVERSIONS. FISHER. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING ALL GM/CHEVROLET AND FORD. 2002 & PRIOR. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #9002872

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129011

      56045489A$ - Neutral Safety Switch - Trans Assy 06036369AA Screw and Washer is now available as a service part , 2 required to attach Neutral Start Switch Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #2303602

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635693

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE WATER LEAKS FROM THE REAR WINDOW (BACK LIGHT). *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #2301502

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633497

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #2301502

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634077

      SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #2302701

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625650

      SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #DOR-X6W2U-06

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176211

      This SKU is a Clock Spring. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the internal spring. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #0703

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003805

      PROCEDURES FOR SERVICING THE SEAT BELT LATCH PLATE CINCH BAR. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #31-006-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169245

      Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #9002828

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139595

      Part Description: Insulator in Lever Assembly - Valve Body - Trans Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and an instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    • TSB #9002849

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139596

      Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve - Valve Body - RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #2300602A

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635690

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE WATER LEAKS AT THE GRAB HANDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2303502

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635691

      INFORMATION ON ADDITIONAL PLASTIC RETAINERS TO SECURE THE GRILLE GUARD PLASTIC COVER TO THE VERTICAL BAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2302101

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623224

      INFORMATION REGARDING BODY FITS. *SLC Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #2300202

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #629161

      SUBJECT REGARDING HOOD DISTORTION/ LOW SPOTS. *TT Read More »

    TIRES

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #2303301

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628296

      CUSTOMERS MAY NOTICE A SLIGHT ROCKING OR CHUCKING MOVEMENT IN THE SEAT TRACK WHEN THE CUSTOMER ACCELERATES THE VEHICLE OR APPLIES THE BRAKES. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #31-003-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169247

      Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #9002828

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139595

      Part Description: Insulator in Lever Assembly - Valve Body - Trans Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and an instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    • TSB #9002849

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139596

      Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve - Valve Body - RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    • TSB #1801201

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620066

      SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #10023

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009238

      CORRECT FUSE NUMBER AND CAPACITY FOR THE 2002 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. SERVICE INFORMATION TUNEUPS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #0802302

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000321

      WEAK AM RADIO RECEPTION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0801601

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623312

      INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH RADIOS WILL HAVE A NEW LOCKING RADIO ANTENNA CONNECTOR. *SLC Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #9002519

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129008

      82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington ... Read More »

    • TSB #10182004

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013993

      MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE INFORMATION. *EH Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #2301307

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021687

      TRAILER TOWING MIRROR - NEW MIRROR GLASS LOCKING TAB - NEW REMOVAL PROCEDURE. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #1801902A

      Date Announced:
      SEP 04, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634112

      REVISION OF FLASH PROCESS FOR NEW ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) FROM CUMMINS. *SLC THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES BULLETIN 18-019-02 DATED JUNE 17, 2002. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1802002

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634272

      FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #0200302

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633485

      SUBJECT REGARDING A TOE IN SPECIFICATION CHANGE. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #2200102

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634082

      CHROME WHEEL CARE. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #2300602

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #629150

      CONCERNS WITH WATER LEAK AT GRAB HANDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1802901

      Date Announced:
      DEC 28, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #629157

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE IN THE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE INTERMITTENTLY DROPS TO ZERO. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01025

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628203

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.7L OR 5.9L ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHICH THE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE MAY INTERMITTENTLY DROP TO ZERO. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #4850306

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #631756

      INFORMATION ON RKE TRANSMITTER PROGRAMMING. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #4850306

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #631783

      INFORMATION ON TRAILER TOW WIRING. *SLC Read More »

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