Dodge Ram 1985



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Dodge Ram 1985 model
Engine [L]CylindersTransmissionDriveEstimate MPG (city/highway/combined)Unadjusted MPG (city/highway/combined)FuelFuel costClassRelease date
( 2.0L) 4Automatic, 3 gearsRWD21/22/2224/29/26Regular$ 8531085 124
( 2.0L) 4Automatic, 3 gearsRWD23/24/2426/31/28Regular$ 7821085 124
( 2.0L) 4Manual, 4 gearsRWD22/25/2324/32/27Regular$ 8161085 124
( 2.0L) 4Manual, 4 gearsRWD23/26/2426/33/29Regular$ 7821085 124
( 2.0L) 4Manual, 5 gearsRWD23/27/2526/34/29Regular$ 7501085 124
( 2.0L) 4Manual, 5 gearsRWD23/27/2526/34/29Regular$ 7501085 124
( 2.0L) 4Automatic, 3 gearsRWD21/22/2224/29/26Regular$ 8531085 124
( 2.0L) 4Manual, 4 gearsRWD22/25/2324/32/27Regular$ 8161085 124
( 2.0L) 4Manual, 5 gearsRWD23/27/2525/34/29Regular$ 7501085 124



Dodge Ram 1985 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
19039304/01/199339533Steering column coupler service. *tw1995-11-01
Dodge Ram 1985 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
06/21/19961
 Spark plug/wires failed.
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - COOLING SYSTEM - HOSE
210/01/1995
 Engine failure/burning due to defective hoses and fittings in amsoil by-pass kit, recalled after incident.
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
06/21/1996210/01/1995
 Engine failure
06/21/19961
 Oil hose failed, causing leakage/engine fire.
 Oil leak at oil filter.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
06/21/19961
 Fuel return line burned through.
OTHER
01/21/1995
 In order to take the cooling system level the bike should be 90 degrees but there is no support to keep it from falling on you. tt
POWER TRAIN - DRIVELINE - DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
03/01/199704/24/1992
 While driving vehicle about 25 mph the front wheels locked up because the bolts that hold the gears in front differential sheared off. *ak
SEAT BELTS - REAR
11/27/1996
 The vehicle rolled over at about 45mph, at which time four lap seat belts failed to hold the passengers in place, they disconnected/came apart. *ak
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
11/01/199706/04/1995
 Brake system failure due to brake vacuum pump and hoses having oil in them. according to nhtsa's records recall 97v06800 should cover this vehicle, chrysler claims it does not apply.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
05/12/2002
 Poor brake performance causing vehicle to prolong the stop. cause unknown. dealer notified. *ak
STEERING - LINKAGES
04/19/20101
 1985 dodge ram 3500 pickup, steering linkage broke causing the vehicle to strike a concrete wall. *bf ohio traffic crash report # 10-0190-91. *jb
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
108/01/1997
 Consumer not satisfied with recall repair work, steering shaft could come loose, the repair was to attach two plastic straps around steering shaft.
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR - HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
06/08/19958
 Front doors are almost falling off due to weak welding or lack of restraint on front door hinges (other vehicle from 486925). *ak