How long does a Dodge Hemi last?
Chances are, well maintained Chrysler 5.7L HEMI engines should last to 200,000+ miles. Problems will occur along the road to old age and high mileage. However, no engine is exempt from this general concept. Overall, the HEMI 5.7 is a reliable, powerful, and fun engine to drive.
How many miles does it take to break in a Hemi engine?
Drive moderately during the first 300 miles (500 km). After the initial 60 miles (100 km), speeds up to 50 or 55 mph (80 or 90 km/h) are desirable. While cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration, within the limits of local traffic laws, contributes to a good break-in.
Did Ram fix the Hemi tick?
Short answer, no, RAM didn’t fix the tick as far as I have read. Owner options like what has been written in other threads and a bit above abounds but I believe it’s still there.
How can I make my 5.7 Hemi last longer?
There are a few additional things you can do to your Hemi engine to get the most out of it.
- Carry out the scheduled oil changes on time.
- Use only the quality oils and lubricants available.
- Use a decent oil filter (Do not cheap-out here)
- Replace the air filter regularly.
What year Hemi is the best?
2004 – 2012 are all good years for the HEMI. BTW, They sold more 03′ than any other year. I think Dodge did their homework when they built this motor.
How many miles per gallon does a 5.7 Hemi get?
5.7L HEMI V8 Engine. Fuel Efficiency (4X2): 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway. Fuel Efficiency (4X4): 15 mpg city/21 mpg highway.
Do modern cars need a break-in period?
In short, yes, they do. Most automakers advise a brief mechanical run-in, or break-in period, at least for the first few weeks someone takes home a new vehicle. Each vehicle will have different requirements, owners are encouraged to take a closer look at their vehicle’s owner’s manual for specific information.
How do you break-in a 2020 Ram 1500?
I was able to find the break-in information for the 2020 Ram 1500: “A long break-in period is not required for the engine and drivetrain (transmission and axle) in your vehicle. Drive moderately during the first 300miles (500km). After the initial 60miles (100km), speeds up to 50 or 55mph (80 or 90km/h) are desirable.
Should I worry about the Hemi tick?
If you start to hear a ticking noise in your Dodge Ram, you should take it to a vehicle repair shop or a dealer to have it diagnosed. It could just be that infamous Hemi tick, or it could be something more serious.
What oil stops Hemi tick?
But as it turns out we have had an 80% success rate killing hemi tick by using redline oil 5w30 in the 5.7. The formula of redline has very high Molybdenum amoungst other high additives with an ester PAO base stock, this has been found to be very helpful at quieting these engines, including mine.