2002 Dodge Ram 1500

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Governor Pressure Sensor. Failure of the Governor Pressure Sensor applies to (5.9L engine with Automatic Transmission) only. The cost to replace the Governor Pressure Sensor is estimated at $70.77 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Integrated Power Module and the Condenser Fan Motor. Failure of the Condenser Fan Motor applies to (4.7L VIN N and 5.9L VIN Z engines) only. The cost to replace the Integrated Power Module is estimated at $320.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to replace the Condenser Fan Motor (4.7 VIN N and 5.9L VIN Z engines only) is estimated at $210.00 for parts and $58.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2002 2003 2004 2005
Engine Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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