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Dodge D250 (1981 - 1993)

Ram D250

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Dodge D250, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Dodge D250. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Dodge D250 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

What's covered: 

Dodge Full-Size Pick-up 1974-1993
Rear wheel drive & four wheel drive
Series –


Body – Pickup
Engine –

Petrol: 3.7-litre inline 6-cylinder
Petrol: 3.9-litre V6
Petrol: 5.2-litre, 5.9-litre, 6.6-litre, 7.2-litre V8

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.


Does not cover diesel engines

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Part A: Inline six-cylinder engine
Chapter 2: Part B: V6 and V8 engines
Chapter 2: Part C: General engine overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems: carbureted and fuel-injected
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems
Chapter 7: Manual and automatic transmissions, transfer case
Chapter 8: Clutch and driveline
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
Wiring Diagrams

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  • Image zoom feature for close-up view of jobs
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  • Troubleshooting section – quickly find the cause of a problem
  • Colour wiring diagrams help track problems quickly and easily
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  • Dictionary of automotive terms
  • Quick links to popular DIY tasks and other jobs linked to your task
  • Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units


The Dodge D250 1981-1993 was the first generation of Dodge's freshly rebranded Ram Van series, which followed the rebadging of its D-Series of vehicles. This pickup truck was available for the first time in either two or four-wheel drive versions, and featured independent front suspension and three or four-speed Torqueflite automatic or five-speed manual transmission.
Typical servicing requirements included six monthly engine oil and filter changes and tire rotation, and yearly brake lining inspection. For complete maintenance and repair guidance, you can purchase a Dodge D250 1981-1993 repair manual in digital and print formats.