2012 Ram 3500 Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2012 Ram 3500

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your 3500's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your Ram, from the axles to the transmission. It’s one of your 3500’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2012 Ram 3500 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Ram's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

When to Get Ram 3500 Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2012 Ram 3500 drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your Ram could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice resistance when turning, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your Ram 3500 drives.

How much does it cost to fix your 2012 Ram 3500 drivetrain? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

2012 Ram 3500 Drivetrain Questions

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 2012 Ram 3500 drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • Can Ram service save me money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are signs my Ram drivetrain is damaged? Hear noises toward the back of your Ram 3500? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • How often should I come in for Ram 3500 differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

2012 Ram 3500 Repair

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Service Your Ram 3500 Drivetrain

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 2012 Ram 3500 drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.