1997 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 - Reliability

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ST Regular Cab Pickup (5.9L V8 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1997 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Periodic problems on this vehicle are failure of the Intake Manifold Gasket and the Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor. Failure of the CKP Sensor will prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to replace the Intake Manifold Gasket is estimated at $12.00 for parts and $279.50 for labor. The cost to replace the CKP Sensor is estimated at $87.60 for parts and $71.50 for labor, manual transmission equipped vehicle and $122.00 for parts and $71.50 for labor, automatic transmission equipped vehicle. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the transmission Output Shaft Speed Sensor.

The cost to replace the transmission Output Shaft Speed Sensor is estimated at $26.00 for parts and $19.50 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.
Steering & Suspension
Brake An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Rear Axle Speed Sensor.

The cost to replace the Rear Axle Speed Sensor is estimated at $32.00 for parts and $19.50 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.
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 by Identifix

  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Engine N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A
Brake N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A
Starting & Charging N/A
Accessories N/A
Overall N/A

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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