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Dodge Ram 1500 Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

553 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Dodge Ram 1500. 84 of these members (15.2%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 50 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Dodge Ram 1500s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Dodge Ram 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Dodge Ram 1500 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Dodge Ram 1500 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Dodge Ram 1500 repairs by problem area

29% of the Dodge Ram 1500 repairs were to the engine, 16% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 5% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 269 repairs.

Dodge Ram 1500 electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Dodge Ram 1500 electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 30% cost less than $100, 32% between $100 and $499, 18% between $500 and $999, 14% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 57 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Dodge Ram 1500

Engine not specified

Dodge Ram 1500 in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 12000    
13000 900 Unable to play some DVD's, Unit replaced. 
 

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

390-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 25000    
36000 0 truck nav system/ radio stopped working 
 

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

390-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Dodge Ram 1500 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 27000    
28000 0 Window defrost inoperable, rattle noises from mid console/dash when the vehicle is started. Problem was broken plastic vent pieces (dampers) in HVAC system. There's a TSB bulletin on this for software upgrade related to HVAC controls. 
29000 0 Replaced Drivers side mirror (side mirror ice defrost failure).  

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

345-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 40000    
47000 85 Mistakenly turned on A/C during blizzard when engine compartment was packed with snow. Blew fan motor fuse for condenser. Engine light came on. Bought an engine analyzer to diagnose problem and replaced 30a fuse. Truck good as new. 
51000  

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 60140    
60760 1000 Heater vent door (diverter) malfunctioned. No heat to floor. Well known problem with Dodge trucks. Repair immediately unsuccessful. 
71300  

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 84000    
84000 0 After purchasing the truck, noticed when when you tilted the steering wheel, the heater blower motor shut off. There was a pinched wire in steering column. Dealer repaired problem at no cost in about an hour. 
98000  

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

345-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 80600    
83080 150 Heater defroster plastic motor doors broken 
 

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

240-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 91760    
93500 1150 Whining noise from the engine. AC Compressor bearing failure. 
96720  

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

240-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Dodge Ram 1500 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 54000    
76000 1100 Repaired Third Brake Light. 
 

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

240-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Dodge Ram 1500 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 109000    
115300 350 Replaced: instrument cluster gauge light, air bag module,  tail light sensor.  
126000  

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