2007-2012 RAM 1500 maintenance schedule

2007-2012 RAM 1500 maintenance schedule

Following a regular maintenance schedule is the most important step for keeping your truck running smoothly. It should be your top priority as not only does it increase reliability and improves fuel economy, but it will also make your truck last longer. All of this saves you money on a long run. As with any other vehicle, the maintenance schedule for your RAM depends on the year it was made. Here, you will find all the data needed for performing regular maintenance on your 2007-2012 Dodge Ram 1500.

Replace engine oil & oil filter

 

7.500 miles / 6 months

( or as prompted by the oil change indicator)

Replace fuel filter15.000 miles / 12 months
Flush engine cooling system97.500 miles / 5 years
Inspect water pump15.000 miles (inspect weep hole for blockage)
Replace crankcase ventilation filter67,500 miles / 54 months
Replace automatic transmission fluid & filter (68RFE)120.000 miles (under normal driving conditions)

60.000 miles (under severe driving conditions)

Replace automatic transmission fluid & filter (Aisin AS69RC)30.000 miles / 24 months
Replace manual transmission fluid120.000 miles (under normal driving conditions)

60.000 miles (under severe driving conditions)

Replace transfer case fluid

 

60.000 miles (under normal driving conditions)

30.000 miles (under severe driving conditions)

Replace front differential fluid

(4×4 vehicles)

15.000 miles (under severe driving conditions)

60.000 miles (under normal driving conditions)

Replace rear differential fluid15.000 miles (under severe driving conditions)

60.000 miles (under normal driving conditions)

Check and adjust valve lash150.000 miles

 

 

FLUIDSPECIFICATIONCAPACITY
Engine oil15W-40 (outside temperature > 0° F)

5W-40 full synthetic (all outside temperature)

12.0 qts w/ filter
Engine coolant50/50 mixture MOPAR 68048953AB antifreeze and distilled water~ 5.7 gallons
Automatic transmission fluid (68RFE)MOPAR ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid17.5 qts total
Automatic transmission fluid (Aisin AS69RC)MOPAR ASRC automatic transmission fluid13.5 qts total
Manual transmission fluid (6 speed)MOPAR ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid4.0 qts
Transfer case fluidMOPAR ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid1.25 qts (NV231HD)

2.3 qts (NV241)

3.25 qts (NV241HD)

Front differential fluidSAE 75W-90 full synthetic GL-5 gear oil2.45 qts
Rear differential fluidSAE 75W-90 full synthetic GL-5 gear oil2.7 qts (10.5” AMM)

~4.5 qts (11.5” AMM)

Diesel exhaust fluid5.5 gallons