Ram 1500 Maintenance Schedule


When you're the proud driver of the tough and capable Ram 1500, you'll want to be sure that you work to keep the vehicle performing at its best for many years. A great way to ensure that the truck stays in exceptional condition and excels in performance is by keeping up with the necessary maintenance. To help out our Ram 1500 drivers in the Philadelphia, South Jersey, and Delaware County area, our team at Family Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is going to give you important details regarding your Ram 1500 maintenance schedule. 

We'll go over how to understand your maintenance schedule. Then, we'll let you know about the different inspections and mechanical services your truck will need and when you should have those services performed. By keeping up with your maintenance schedule, you'll see a clear difference in how your vehicle looks and feels when you're behind the wheel.

Figuring Our Your Maintenance Schedule

You don't have to be a skilled mechanic or technician to know that your vehicle and its components need a little assistance over the span of your ownership. It's important to keep an eye on your odometer to know the best times to schedule your service. Each service listed that corresponds with a specific mileage will need to be repeated each time you add that mileage to your truck. Now that you know the basics, you're ready for the crash course!

Ram 1500 Maintenance Schedule Service Intervals

  • 10,000 Miles. At your first service interval, you'll need to have these forms of maintenance repeated at each visit from here on out. The most commonly known service is the oil change and the oil filter replacement. However, you should also have a tire rotation performed as well as an inspection of your exhaust system, braking system, and your battery.
  • 20,000 Miles. When you reach 20,000 miles, there's a few important services that you'll need to have done. This includes a replacement of your cabin air filter, a front and rear axle inspection, and a parking brake adjustment if necessary.
  • 30,000 Miles. This visit includes an engine air filter replacement, but there's a few inspections that you'll need. Your transfer case fluid and your CV joints should be inspected.
  • 60,000 Miles. If you're using your Ram 1500 for towing, this is the point where you'll need to have your automatic transmission fluid replaced. 
  • 100,000 Miles. Once you've hit 100,000 miles, you'll need a few crucial services to keep your Ram 1500 performing at its best. This is the point where you'll need to have your spark plugs replaced. You'll also need inspect your PCV valve and replace it if necessary.
  • 120,000 Miles. This service interval adds a transfer case fluid to the list. If you don't do any towing with your truck, then this is the point where you replace your automatic transmission fluid.
  • 150,000 Miles. At 150,000 miles, this is the point where you flush your engine coolant.

Now that you're aware of the many different services your Ram 1500 needs, you'll be ready to keep it running smoothly for the years and miles to come. At Family Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we'd be happy to help. We're always proud to serve drivers all across the Philadelphia, South Jersey, and Delaware County area. Schedule your service appointment online today.

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