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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (25%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (3%)

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (33%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

245-horsepower 5.9L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

124000 mi

C $300
REPLACED ALTERNATOR 
80000 mi All Parking Lights out. Caused by open circuit inside the Independent Power Module (IPM). Repaired per You-tube video. 

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

240-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed manual RWD

98000 mi

US $450
HVAC blend door 
161000 mi

US $100
Replaced pass side tail light socket and bulb due to electrical short causing bulb socket to melt 
170000 mi

US $70
removed and replaced the external fan on the AC unit. the fan had quit working. 
226000 mi

US $130
Replaced the battery -- it was 7 years old 

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

240-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

115300 mi

US $350
Replaced: instrument cluster gauge light, air bag module,  tail light sensor.  

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

168000 mi

C $350
Ac cam motor bearing staring to disintegrate 
94000 mi

US $310
rear drivers window stopped working halfway up. wires were problem. also discovered but not repaired were u joint needs replacing ($425) and 3 oxygen sensors are gone($900 for all 3). Deciding on whether to repair or trade....soon! 

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

240-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

84000 mi rear door lock sticks, latch replaced under warranty 

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Electrical Problems

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