DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, Complaints, & Solutions - Maintenance & Re > 3RD Generation Dodge Ram 2002 to 2008 Dodge Ram Trucks > Suspension


Notices

Suspension 3rd Gen Dodge Ram Suspension Problems and Questions


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 01-02-2010, 12:42 AM
Toms Blue Ram 1500's Avatar
Toms Blue Ram 1500 Toms Blue Ram 1500 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dundalk , Md .
Age: 50
Posts: 21,491
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '01 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport with Off-Road
Color: Intense Blue
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 19
Rep:1588
Toms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant future
Default

You could get the rack back , you would have to pay the core charge . Could be pricey though .
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 01-02-2010, 09:25 AM
bones64's Avatar
bones64 bones64 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Belleville,Ontario, Canada
Age: 49
Posts: 6,640
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 ram 2wheel drive
Trim Level: slt/sport (bones)
Color: black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 10
Rep:659
bones64 is a splendid one to beholdbones64 is a splendid one to beholdbones64 is a splendid one to beholdbones64 is a splendid one to beholdbones64 is a splendid one to beholdbones64 is a splendid one to behold
Default

That sucks. I had a problem years ago. Canadian tire.Went in front end of my car would make a wicked snaping sound over bumps and things. If you push down on the front drivers side it made that noise. Anyway they fixed it? I drove out down the road and the flippin noise was still there. I returned to have the service manager...dink...say thats not the same noise. I said it sounds like a ball joint or something he says bring it back in tommorow . Did that charged me again. Told him ill take off the amount of the first bill because you guys didnt fix it. I will give you the difference. Long story short. Did piss him off told him it was either court or BBB. he hessitated. Showed him the Job estimates and on the first one it said fix front end noise. Got em and never returned there again.
__________________
Edd's : Hemi/ K&N C.A.I BONES Edition / Roll pan/Hood scoop/ Tinted heads,tails,3rd brake/ stereo upgrade/ T.M.D front bumper cover /Painted interior, 5" rear flip.2 inch front drop coils, Painted calipers,Eye brows
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 01-03-2010, 06:52 PM
Ram-RN's Avatar
Ram-RN Ram-RN is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Bay Area, CA
Posts: 33
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge Ram Quad 5.9
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2002-2003 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp 335lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Ram-RN is on a distinguished road
Default

Took it back yesterday, indeed it was the rear u joint. They made me a deal to just pay for labor which was 130 bucks. they said they would cover the 20 dollar part. Long story short my truck runs great again. It's been almost a year of going back to the dealer and different shops before finally getting the job right. Also after approx 3500 dollars later my truck finally runs like it should.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 01-03-2010, 08:02 PM
Toms Blue Ram 1500's Avatar
Toms Blue Ram 1500 Toms Blue Ram 1500 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dundalk , Md .
Age: 50
Posts: 21,491
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '01 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport with Off-Road
Color: Intense Blue
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 19
Rep:1588
Toms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant future
Default

Quite steep for labor . I'm sure they didn't lose anything out of that deal . But atleast it's fixed .
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 01-03-2010, 09:50 PM
Quiet Lunatic's Avatar
Quiet Lunatic Quiet Lunatic is offline
Dodge Ram Forum - Dodge Truck Forum - Dodge Ram Club
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Purgatory
Posts: 2,169
Gender: Male
Vehicle: SRT-10
Color: Red
Engine: 2004-2006 505ci (8.3L) Viper V10 510hp 535lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:434
Quiet Lunatic will become famous soon enoughQuiet Lunatic will become famous soon enoughQuiet Lunatic will become famous soon enoughQuiet Lunatic will become famous soon enoughQuiet Lunatic will become famous soon enough
Default

I replaced both upper and lower ball joints on both sides, replaced EVERY universal joint under the truck, replaced the tie-rod end, had the transmission serviced/flushed, 2" lift installed, and had a new hitch receiver w/ wiring harness installed (previous owner felt like he needed it more I guess) for a grand total of $1200 (parts & labor). Also got new 15x8 wheels, 33x12.5x15 mudstar tires, mount & balance, and alignment for $1100 (parts & labor). Everything from the same guy...
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:03 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum