2012 Ram C/V Maintenance Schedule

2012 Ram C/V Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2012 Ram C/V? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Here’s Why 2012 Ram C/V Scheduled Maintenance Matters

When it comes to your Ram C/V, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With the right maintenance at the right time, your C/V has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine C/V maintenance. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 2012 Ram C/V!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Ram, your vehicle manufacturer. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your C/V running for longer, keep you safer on the road, and prevent common 2012 Ram C/V problems.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Ram C/V

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 2012 Ram C/V and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. This Courtesy Check can establish a baseline of what may need to be addressed during your service appointment. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your C/V's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 2012 Ram C/V? Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your C/V may need a replacement battery sooner. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Ram C/V battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your C/V stranded. Your Ram C/V won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 2012 Ram C/V running newer, longer. See Ram's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 2012 C/V in the chart at the top of this page. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 2012 Ram C/V.

Maintaining your Ram C/V steering and suspension system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide the appropriate Ram C/V steering and suspension services. This can include things like power steering fluid replacement, wheel alignment adjustments, replacement of struts and wheel bearings, and ball joint lubrication. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Ram C/V's steering system with regular maintenance.

Without routine Ram C/V maintenance, 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!). Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Ram C/V cooling, heating, and climate control system. Is your Ram C/V radiator in need of replacement? We got it. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 2012 Ram C/V maintenance and repairs.

We can help you keep your vehicle (and your life!) running smoothly. Many of our locations have weekend and evening hours for your convenience.

2012 Ram C/V Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 2012 Ram C/V. Get answers to common Ram C/V maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have Ram C/V alignment checked? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2012 C/V is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When does my Ram C/V need high mileage oil? Got 75,000+ miles on the odometer? Consider high mileage motor oil. High mileage oil is formulated to address the specific problems encountered by high mileage vehicles, or those with more than 75,000 miles. It can help reduce oil consumption, smoke, and emissions from older Ram C/V engines.
  • Can Ram dashboard warning lights wait? Don't ignore dashboard warning lights! Bring your Ram C/V in for a diagnostic code scan as soon as a dashboard warning light flashes on, whether it's your check engine or battery light. Dashboard lights alert you to trouble under the hood.

Get Work Done on Your Ram C/V

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