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