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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%)

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2006 Dodge Ram HD

Engine not specified

134000 mi

US $1400
Both front wheel bearings and  
176000 mi

US $110
replace right outer tie rod with after market factory equivilant 
109300 mi

US $500
U joint went out in the front 
126000 mi

US $2000
replaced both front wheel bearings replaced entire steering assembly, including tie rods,connecting bars, and pitman arm replace upper and lower ball joints on both sides of front suspension replaced steering damper, added aftermarket steering box brace but steering box needs replacement in future replaced shocks with Bilstein HD, added anti-sway bar to rear suspension 
108500 mi

C $600
Ball joints were worn out 
115780 mi

C $500
Steering stabilizer shock was worn out along with the steering linkage. 
130000 mi

US $240
replaced driver's side front wheel bearing. 
156700 mi

US $454
Replaced all four shocks with performance grade shocks. Also replaced the steering stabilizer with a performance unit. 
102000 mi

US $100
Took in initially for front-end alignment. Lo and behold, new service advisor informed me that the entire front suspension had to be replaced to the tune of $5K. He was shocked when I informed him I had an extended warranty. All was covered. 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

117000 mi

US $2000
Front End Rebuild, Wheel Bearing, All Universal Joints Ball Joints, Tie Rods 
37000 mi

US $25
Power steering pump was leaking as a result of the reservoir over-pressurizing. The fix was to take a new cap and modify the vent system by grinding down a portion of the cap. Problem solved with no further leaks. 
92000 mi replaced front steering strut. tie-rods also fixed for a recall. i swear when toyota comes out with a diesel pickup, this one will be gone. 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic 4WD

155620 mi

C $1900
Ball joints both sides and left tie rod and axle ujoints 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

52000 mi

US $40
High Pressure hose leaking, replaced. 

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2006 Dodge Ram HD Suspension Problems

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