2012 Ram 3500 Transmission Service

Service Schedule for 2012 Ram 3500

When is the best time to get transmission services for your 2012 Ram 3500?

What Does Your Ram 3500 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 3500’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2012 Ram 3500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Ram 3500 transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your 3500 isn’t working at all.

Ram Transmission Recommendations for 2012 3500s

According to Ram, your 3500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your 3500 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Ram-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2012 3500 up to Ram-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your Ram running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Ram 3500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Ram 3500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your 3500's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2012 Ram 3500’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Ram? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Ram? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 3500 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my 3500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Ram 3500’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Ram's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Ram 3500 Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.