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Since most vans are gassers I expect yours is. Great to know that they last. Other issues or advice after half a million?
The first transmission broke a drum on a final drive.Pro3500: What do you think happened with the transmission at 95,000? Do you haul heavy cargo? You maintain that transmission more than most people so I'm a bit surprised. But I guess the new transmission has gone over 400,000 and so maybe the original had a defect.
My inner tie rods are showing some end play (very little). So I went looking for new ones. Ram is not offering them yet. I did find some on E-bay for this van a 2014 3500. They showed up and I can tell you if anyone has actually installed these TAKE THEM OFF! I sent them a return request stating they don't fit my application. They don't understand it as they claim they've sold a ton of them with no issues. Side by side comparison should be enough to make you stop and ship them back. They are very light duty, the ball and socket are 1/4" smaller in diameter. The shaft size is 3/32nds of an inch smaller in diameter (past the threaded area). Just FYI is all. If you purchase these for your promaster look them over really good. I suspect sooner or later one will brake and someone will be hurt or worse. These are made in Taiwan and sold by a couple of sources on E-bay. The rack on these are the same for diesel and gas models from my understanding. Inner tie rods (OEM) for the Ducato branded vans are available, so I may order them just for shits and giggles and see if they fit. Of course the dealer has no idea if they interchange. For 30 bucks vs 1,500 it's worth the gamble. The Taiwanese ones range from 200-300 for a pair. 512,000 miles still going strong.