RAM Maintenance Schedule

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RAM trucks are some of the toughest and most high-tech pickups on the market today. When you take care of your RAM, it will take care of you and your family, no matter what task you throw at it. 

When you follow the recommended RAM maintenance schedule, based on the number of months or the miles driven, you’ll keep your vehicle running well by bringing the truck to a dealer at regular intervals. The technicians here at Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram ensure that you’re staying on the road and getting the most out of your investment. 

Memphis drivers who get their RAM service done regularly not only keep their truck on the road longer but also keep and maintain the warranty. Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has everything you need to know about the RAM maintenance schedule. And don’t forget, we’re your RAM service and RAM parts dealer in Collierville!

 

 

RAM Maintenance Schedule: By Months & By Miles

Monthly and Before Long Road Trips

  • Check engine oil levels
  • Check windshield washer fluid levels
  • Check tire pressure
  • Check for unusual wear or damage
  • Check fluid levels
    • Coolant reservoir
    • Brake Fluid
    • Transmission fluid
    • Power steering fluid
  • Check interior/exterior lights

Every 8,000 Miles & 6-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Inspect the exhaust, battery terminals, brake pads, and door latches

Oil changes are the most pressing RAM maintenance you’ll need over the life of your vehicle, as it keeps the pistons working properly.

16,000 Mile or 12-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • If using your vehicle for either dusty or off-road conditions, inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Inspect the exhaust system.
  • Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness, or end play; replace if necessary.

24,000 Mile or 18-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Inspect the CV joints.
  • Inspect the exhaust system.

32,000 Mile or 24-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
  • Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness, or end play. We’ll replace anything, if necessary.
  • Replace the spark plugs (2.4L engine).

40,000 Mile or 30-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.

48,000 Mile or 36-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • If using your vehicle for either dusty or off-road conditions, inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Inspect the CV joints.
  • Inspect the exhaust system.
  • Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals, for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness, or end play; replace if necessary.

56,000 Mile or 42-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.

64,000 Mile or 48-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
  • Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi, fleet, or frequent trailer towing.
  • Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness, or end play; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the spark plugs (2.4L engine).

72,000 Mile or 54-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Inspect the CV joints.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Inspect the CV joints.
  • Inspect the exhaust system.

80,000 Mile or 60-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • If using your vehicle for either dusty or off-road conditions, inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness, or end play; replace if necessary.
  • Flush and replace the engine coolant if not done 

88,000 Mile or 66-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.

96,000 Mile or 72-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Inspect the CV joints.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the air conditioning filter (if equipped).
  • Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
  • Inspect the CV joints.
  • Inspect the exhaust system.
  • Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
  • Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals, for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness, or end play; replace if necessary.
  • Replace the spark plugs (2.4L engine).
  • Replace the spark plugs (3.6L engine).
  • Inspect and replace PCV Valve if necessary.

104,000 Mile or 78-Month Maintenance

  • Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
  • Rotate the tires.
  • Flush and replace the engine coolant if not done at 60 months.

120,000 and 150,000 Miles

At this point, your vehicle’s engine is likely beyond the warranty period. It’s important to inspect the transfer fluid case for 4WD or AWD powertrains. By 150,000 miles, you should have the fluid replaced. You should also get new coolant, regardless of the condition of the radiator because your engine is getting older.

Got a RAM maintenance issue that needs to be resolved right away? Schedule service with us today!

Follow the RAM Maintenance Schedule with Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

As your RAM parts dealer near Southhaven, MS and Oxford, MS, we give you everything you need to keep your RAM truck well-maintained. We can also take care of all your truck’s maintenance needs for you, just schedule an appointment! Be sure to look over our service specials if you want to save money the next time you bring your truck in for maintenance. 

 

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