2017 Ram 3500 Scheduled Maintenance

2017 Ram 3500 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2017 Ram 3500? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

2017 Ram 3500 Maintenance Schedule

What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 2017 Ram 3500?

Here’s Why 2017 Ram 3500 Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your Ram 3500 to last as long as possible. With proactive maintenance, your 3500 has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. But how do you know what service to get and when? Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your 3500, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Just follow your 2017 Ram 3500 maintenance schedule!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Ram, your vehicle manufacturer. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your 3500's life, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and prevent common 2017 Ram 3500 problems.

Overview of Essential Ram 3500 Maintenance Needs

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 2017 Ram 3500 for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your 3500’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Could your 2017 Ram 3500 be ready for a new battery? Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your 3500 may need a replacement battery sooner. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Ram 3500 battery. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your 3500 stranded. Your Ram 3500 could quickly go from being a trusty ride to a source of stress in a matter of minutes.

Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 2017 Ram 3500 engine. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 2017 3500. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 2017 Ram 3500.

Routine upkeep for your Ram 3500 suspension and steering system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, perform Ram 3500 suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Ram 3500's steering and suspension system.

If you fall behind on routine Ram 3500 maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you might find yourself with a hot mess on your hands – quite literally. A damaged A/C system is never fun, and an overheated engine can cause significant issues (like a total car breakdown!). Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your Ram 3500 engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is your Ram 3500 radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 2017 Ram 3500 maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

Want to know the secrets to maintaining your 2017 Ram 3500? Read on for answers to common maintenance questions!

Take an active role in maintaining your 2017 Ram 3500. Get answers to common Ram 3500 maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have Ram 3500 alignment checked? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my Ram 3500? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Ram 3500? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  •  Why are my Ram dashboard lights on? Because there might be a problem under the hood. Those warning lights are there for a reason! As soon as you notice that one’s illuminated, take your Ram 3500 to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.

Get Top-Notch Ram 3500 Maintenance Service

Your Ram 3500 isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.