RAM Brakes Commonly Asked Questions

What is the Average Lifespan of a Ram 1500's Brakes?

On average, drivers should expect their Ram 1500's brakes to last from 25,000 to 65,000 miles. This is based on individual usage of the truck. Heavy work usage may result in a lower average brake lifespan. Be sure to inspect brake pads and additional brake mechanisms about every 5,000 miles.

What is the Recommended Brake Fluid for a Ram 1500?

Ram recommends that drivers use Prestone 32-ounce DOT 3 fluid for their Ram 1500's brake system.

How Do I Disengage the Parking Brake in My Ram 1500?

If you are having trouble determining how to disengage the packing brake in the Ram 1500, follow these simple steps. First, place your foot on the standard brake pedal and then pull the emergency brake lever to the left. The dashboard will show an indicator that the emergency brake is disengaged, allowing you to carry on.


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How to Replace the Brakes in a RAM

Detailed Guide to Replace or Upgrade the Front Braking System and Rotors in a Ram 1500

If you are looking for customized performance for your Ram truck, then this video is for you. The easy-to-follow guide expressing all of the essential steps to brake swaps or upgrades will have you conducting your own change in no time. If you find that you have a need for h...

Multi Model Year Guide: Front Brake Upgrade Ram 1500

Upgrading the brakes on your Ram 1500 can make a huge difference for daily driving and work purposes. Pair the amazing power of the Ram 1500 with brand new brakes that keep you in control.

At Home Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement for a Ram 1500 Rear brakes- Check out this simple to follow guide to get you on the right path to an at-home brake change today! If your Ram is experiencing weaker brake performance, consider taking a look at the braking system to see if it is time for a change!

Replacing the Front Rotor and Brake Pads on a Ram 1500: Hands-on How-to

This no-frills guide instructs you how to make a brake pad and rotor replacement for Ram 1500 models across a generation. This replacement is much easier than expected, and anyone can do it with the right tools and time.

Laura Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Service Hours

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Thursday07:30 - 17:00

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I worked with Don and Mike to purchase a Ram and the service was excellent. I bought the truck for our Missouri location from my office in California and the paperwork was mailed to me quickly and everything was handled smoothly. I would definitely buy another vehicle from Laura Auto Group again.

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About Laura Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Service Department

At Laura Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we want to be much more than just a dealership. We want to be there at every step of the automotive experience. That means providing great service at our Service Center. Whether you need an oil change, tire rotation and alignment or something more major like body repair, we can handle it.