RAM 4500 Maintenance

A RAM 4500 will cost about $26,651 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service, which is more than the industry average for popular heavy-duty models by $11,761. There is also a 83.99% chance that a 4500 will require a major repair during that time. This is 62.49% worse than similar vehicles in this segment.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

RAM 4500 Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 8.66% $842
2 14.37% $993
3 16.12% $1,277
4 28.48% $1,708
5 40.79% $1,992
6 45.88% $2,567
7 49.49% $3,616
8 63.99% $4,113
9 70.71% $4,443
10 83.99% $5,100
11 130.11% $5,243
12 161.85% $6,032

RAM 4500 Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
7,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
8,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
15,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
16,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
22,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
24,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
30,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Transmission Fluid Service
32,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter
37,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
40,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
45,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
48,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
52,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
56,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
60,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Transmission Fluid Service
64,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter
67,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
72,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
75,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Cooling System Flush, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
80,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft, Cooling System Flush
82,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
88,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
90,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
96,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft, Power Steering Fluid Service, Change Oil and Filter
97,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Cooling System Flush, Power Steering Fluid Service, Change Oil and Filter
104,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
105,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Power Steering Fluid Service, Change Oil and Filter
112,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
112,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
120,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Transfer Case Fluid Replacement, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Transmission Fluid Service
127,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
128,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter
135,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable, Lubricate Driveshaft
136,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft
142,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
144,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Driveshaft

About Our Maintenance Data and "Major Repairs"

We consider anything that exceeds $500, including parts and labor, to be a "Major Repair".

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