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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Problems and Repair Histories

55 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. 17 of these members (30.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 28 repairs to 2009 Dodge Ram 1500s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 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 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 repairs by problem area

18% of the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 4% to the suspension, 32% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 14% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 28 repairs.

2009 Dodge Ram 1500 repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 25% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, 13% between $1000 and $2499, and 25% more than $2500.

Chart based on 8 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

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Dodge 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 RWD

Dodge Ram 1500 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 23000    
37000 0 Making a squealing sound on drivers side. Turned out to be bad front brakes. Replaced rotors and pads. 
57000 700 Parking brake cable came loose and was hanging down. Caused the rear brakes to drag a bit. refrigerant connection to evaporator coil fractured. Replaced evaporator coil. 
71000 58 Parking brake cable was hanging down under the frame. Dealer said the cable was stretched and reattached and adjusted. This happened about 8 months ago too, but the shop I took it to didn't know how to fix properly. 
72000  

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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 
 
Dodge Ram 1500 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 52080    
52080 140 SES light whenever towing. 
66340  

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Dodge Ram 1500 in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 87000    
90300 7139 Replaced engine (long block) replaced 3 ignition coils) 1 fuel injector, 16 spark plugs and replaced and flushed radiator, replaced ambient temperature sensor. 
115000 0 Oil cover gasket leak 

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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).  Replaced broken plastic front seat shroud that houses the power seat controls (dealer possible damaged it in a prior service).  Replaced rear tailgate spoiler. 

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

Dodge Ram 1500 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 turn signal was not shutting off after turn made. dealer replaced switch under warranty. There was also an oil change done at 5400 KMs in this month. 
26500 90 parking brake release handle was broken 
27900  

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

310-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Dodge Ram 1500 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 35000    
56000 600 SMALL leak in hose 
62000  

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

Dodge Ram 1500 in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Replaced Driver Side Roof Drip-rail molding that has come unglued on the end.  
0 Replaced Rear fender flare that had become warped and started to separate from the body. Under Warranty. 
0 Replaced Rear fender flare that became loose from missing bolts and started to detach from the body for a second time. 
0 Rear Axle howling - replaced rear axle pinion gears. 
0 Rear axle howling still. Removed and Replaced entire rear axle due to warped axle housing.  
 

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft 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
May 2011 34000    
35000 16 FRONT END SUSPENSION RATTLE. NOT FIXED BY DODGE. INFERIOR BALL JOINTS, TIE RODS 

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