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2006 Dodge Ram HD repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (26%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 89 repairs.
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2006 Dodge Ram HD engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (33%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Dodge Ram HD

Engine not specified

134540 mi

C $130
Boost sensor failed. Replaced sensor 
132000 mi Adjusted valves and CP3 pump timing. 
147000 mi

US $120
Exhaust pipe rotted out. Replaced defective pipe with SS and added a resonator. The entire exhaust is now a 5" SS system with a MBPR performance muffler and a resonator from FTE Diesel. 
172000 mi

US $140
Belt tensioner replacement 
110000 mi

US $762
muffler and tailpipe defective 
123700 mi

US $1500
Radiator replaced due to leak, thermostat replaced due to replacement schedule. Oil pan and manifold replaced due to rust out. 
43700 mi

US $146
Total failure of head require new replacement. Detected failure by way of oil analysis. Mileage at failure was 41754. Repair successful. Engine would warm up no sign of any problem. Finally noticed gases escaping radiator when eng. cold. 
103000 mi

US $410
4th and 5th fuel line came loose and had to be replaced. 
106000 mi

US $410
Serpentine belt and idle pulley had to be replaced 
93000 mi

US $150
Check engine light came on. 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel manual 4WD

86180 mi

C $400
Water pump. 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

40920 mi Fuel rail pressure sensor BO 
42160 mi Another fuel rail pressure sensor failure, separate issue from earlier, replaced sensor. problem fixed. 
49600 mi ECM keeps shutting down, causing truck to stall. 
65720 mi Computer shuts truck down. Code says low voltage, however everything checks ok. 
12000 mi

US $845
Leaking fuel line(s)(maybe), Both fuel lines replaced. 
38000 mi I noticed coolant under my wife's truck. It's under warranty (extended) but it's a $200 deductable....so I tightened up some fittings & now I'm good. I won't do anything to the vehicle if it voids the warranty. 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic 4WD

88040 mi replaced muffler 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD Engine Problems

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