Of course, there's always the standard answers as well: keep your tires properly inflated, try replacing your air filter, spark plugs, etc. Getting into the bed is easier than in some other trucks, thanks to a step in the bumper. Wind noise was low except for a moderately annoying rushing sound by the front window, as though it was a little open, while the climate control vents could be somewhat noisy when pushing air around at higher fan speeds. While some may think the Hemi's 345 horsepower come at a great cost in gas mileage, it is only slightly less thrifty than the base 4. I have several friends who I have recommended this truck to.
No spinning and better wet traction. Remedy Chrysler notified owners and launched its recall campaign in January 2014. Styling combines a mean Peterbilt look outside and a luxury-car look inside. I first fell in love with Dodge ram when I responded to a Ford vs Dodge head on accident. Fold-flat rear seat very usable. What's more, acceleration from a standing stop is stunning - with quarter mile times at or under 16 seconds and 0-60 times around 7 seconds - better than a Chrysler 300M! You can finger thread the plugs using the swivel and the extension.
Set air filter box top assembly aside. Both trucks are at the top of their class, well above the Ford F-150. Compared with the Chevrolet Silverado, the Ram bounces much less, but its tighter suspension provides more road feel; and when we say that, we really do mean that you feel the road. While it has a great deal of torque available throughout its range, the Hemi seems happiest in that band of 3,000 and over - not unlike its namesake. But there is one powerful bullet in the Dodge Ram's arsenal: the Hemi V-8 engine. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N62.
Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. There is a sticker under the hood near the light with the correct information for your truck. Part of the firmness is most likely due to the Hemi engine, which presumably requires a beefier suspension. The Ram's passenger compartment was untouched and the driver only sustained a burn from the air bag. Under normal running, the Hemi is already moderately loud, especially when cold; once it revs over 3,000 rpm, you get a loud muscle-car sound from the exhaust.
They have usually been very quick and responsive, albeit smooth. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the clutch ignition interlock switch, free of charge. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Higher mileage, 77,000 when I bought it, but in imaculate condition. The console can actually hold our laptop along with the charger, so that we can charge it up while driving we don't really recommend this because some laptops and chargers generate heat in the process. It worked, after fighting with it for over an hour I found this picture and had it done in a few minutes. The transmission was surprising, given our past experience with Dodge automatics.
My truck has 150,000 miles on it now and I have only had to replace minor things. Visibility is good in all directions. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Pickup makers seem to find child restraints difficult; the Ram is unusual with rear tether straps built in instead of hooks for the straps , coupled with the usual seat-base loops, both easy to find and use. I responded to a roll over where a Dodge Ram rolled several times and again the driver only received minor injuries.
A simple switch on the dashboard makes it possible to bring the pedals up to your feet, or down to a comfortable depth, while switches at the base of the seat within easy reach; no squeezing here move the seat up and down, forward and back, and tilt back and forth. This is a skill level 1 project. Just Bought a 2006 dodge ram mega cab 4x4 hemi, i travel Maine roads daily with it, about a hundred miles a day, up and down hills, no stop and go though, at about 60mph, my average is 13. Headlights are placed on the dashboard, with a large, traditional switch. This five-speed automatic with dual second gears, one just for downshifting was smooth enough, but seemed to take a while to get the hint that we wanted a downshift.
Airbags are of the low-force variety which protects without as much risk of injury or death to smaller passengers. For fuel economy with the 3. While not outright uncomfortable, the Ram rides quite firmly, avoiding the jouncing of the Silverado but providing a bit less cushioning as well. . Our Take on the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 The Dodge Ram pickup hasn't had a major redesign since the 2002 model year, meaning it is facing fresher competition from everybody who makes a full-sized truck.