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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 49 repairs.

2009 Dodge Ram 1500 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 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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2009 Dodge Ram 1500

Engine not specified

Dodge in Virginia, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2012
Feb 2011

13000 mi

US $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
Dec 2010 - Jun 2015
Feb 2012

37000 mi
Making a squealing sound on drivers side. Turned out to be bad front brakes. Replaced rotors and pads. 
Jun 2013

57000 mi

US $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. 
Feb 2014

71000 mi

US $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. 
Sep 2014

79000 mi

US $140
Coolant leak. Turned out to be a rusted and disintegrating hose clamp on the upper radiator hose connection to the engine. Replaced clamp and refilled with coolant. 

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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
Dec 2010 - Nov 2011
Jun 2011

36000 mi
truck nav system/ radio stopped working 
Dodge Ram 1500 in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2012 - Sep 2012
Mar 2012

52080 mi

C $140
SES light whenever towing. 

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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
Dec 2012 - Jun 2015
Feb 2013

89285 mi

US $7139
Replaced engine (long block) replaced 3 ignition coils) 1 fuel injector, 16 spark plugs and replaced and flushed radiator, replaced ambient temperature sensor. 
Mar 2014

115000 mi
Oil cover gasket leak 
Jul 2014

122000 mi
Oil 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
Jan 2011 - Apr 2011
Feb 2011

28000 mi
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. 
Apr 2011

29000 mi
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
Apr 2009 - Apr 2012
Aug 2009

3483 mi
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. 
Feb 2012

26500 mi

C $90
parking brake release handle was broken 

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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
Mar 2011 - Dec 2012
Jul 2012

56000 mi

US $600
SMALL leak in hose 

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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
Dec 2010 - Oct 2011
Mar 2010

17627 mi
Replaced Driver Side Roof Drip-rail molding that has come unglued on the end.  
May 2010

21700 mi
Replaced Rear fender flare that had become warped and started to separate from the body. Under Warranty. 
Oct 2010

33500 mi
Replaced Rear fender flare that became loose from missing bolts and started to detach from the body for a second time. 
Dec 2010

38900 mi
Rear Axle howling - replaced rear axle pinion gears. 
Jan 2011

40100 mi
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
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

35000 mi

US $16
FRONT END SUSPENSION RATTLE. NOT FIXED BY DODGE. INFERIOR BALL JOINTS, TIE RODS 

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Repair Histories

58 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. 24 of these members (41.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 49 repairs to 2009 Dodge Ram 1500s--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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