1ARAD00878-Dodge Ram 1500 2500 3500 Radiator

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Dodge Ram 1500 2500 3500 Radiator TRQ RDA82616

1ARAD00878
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Brand #: RDA82616

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Vehicle Fit
Warranty & Shipping
How-To & Tools

Specifications:

  • Direct replacement
  • Plastic tanks with aluminum core
  • Dimensions:
    • Height: 24"
    • Width: 18-7/8"
    • Depth: 1-1/8"
  • Built to strict quality control standards

 

Direct Fit Replacement

Core thickness equal to the OE part.   If radiator core is slightly thinner than the OEM, this can decrease overall performance and lifespan.

Premium Aluminum Core
  • Engineered for top performance.
  • Provides efficient cooling and heat-transfer.
100% Leak Tested - Built to strict quality control standards.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge. This warranty covers the cost of the part only.

Packaging:

Radiators may incur bent cooling fins or small imperfections during shipping or manufacturing. A few bent fins or small dents and scratches do not affect the fit or the function of the part. Neither our 60 Day satisfaction guarantee, nor the manufacturer's warranty, cover these types of insignificant damages.

  1. step : Draining the Coolant (0:39)
    • Open the radiator drain
    • Drain a bit of fluid out
    • Close the valve
  2. step : Removing the Radiator Fan (1:02)
    • Insert a pipe wrench to the radiator fan nut
    • Insert a 3/8 drive ratchet into the tensioner
    • Tap the pipe wrench with a hammer to knock the nut loose
    • Loosen the radiator fan nut off with an adjustable wrench
    • Remove the radiator fan
  3. step : Removing the Coolant Reservoir (1:45)
    • Remove the hose from the bottom of your washer pump
    • Drain the coolant fluid
    • Disconnect the water pump connector
    • Disconnect the coolant level sensor
    • Remove the overflow hose from the fill neck on the radiator
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the coolant bottle
    • Lift the reservoir up and out
  4. step : Removing the Radiator Fan Shroud (2:39)
    • Remove the 13mm bolt under the fill neck on the radiator
    • Loosen the upper radiator hose clamp at the radiator
    • Twist and free the radiator hose up and off
    • Remove the 13mm bolt on the fan shroud
    • Lift the fan shroud up and out
  5. step : Removing the Radiator (3:30)
    • Loosen the radiator hose clamp with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Twist the radiator hose to break it free
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the upper radiator mounts
    • Let the power steering cooler hang
    • Remove the 10mm bolt behind the radiator below the neck filler, above the radiator hose
    • Lift the radiator up and to the side
    • Remove the 10mm tranny bracket bolt
    • Release the transmission cooler lines from the radiator bracket
    • Lift the radiator up and out
  6. step : Installing the Radiator (5:10)
    • Close the drain on the bottom of the radiator
    • Insert the radiator into place
    • Insert the transmission cooler tabs into place
    • Snap the cooling lines into the retainer
    • Tighten the 10mm tranny bracket bolt
    • Place the power steering cooler into place
    • Hook the radiator onto the lower brace
    • Line the transmission cooler brackets up
    • Hand tighten the transmission cooler nuts
    • Hold the bolt with a wrench and tighten the 10mm nut
    • Reinstall the two 10mm bolts to the upper radiator mounts
  7. step : Installing the Radiator Fan Shroud (7:35)
    • Insert the radiator fan shroud into place
    • Insert the two 13mm bolts at the top of the fan shroud
  8. step : Reinstalling the Radiator Fan (7:57)
    • Insert the radiator fan into place
    • Start the nut by hand
    • Spin the nut into place
    • Tighten the pipe wrench to the radiator fan nut
    • Hammer the radiator fan nut into place
  9. step : Reinstalling the Coolant Reservoir (8:34)
    • Insert the coolant reservoir into place
    • Tighten the two 10mm bolts to the top of the tank
    • Insert the overflow tube into place
    • Reconnect the water pump connector
    • Reconnect the coolant level sensor
    • Reconnect the upper radiator hose
    • Tighten the upper radiator hose clamp into place
    • Reconnect the lower radiator hose
    • Tighten the lower radiator hose clamp into place
  10. step : Refilling the Coolant (5:30)
    • Refill the washer fluid
    • Remove the radiator cap by pressing down counterclockwise
    • Refill with 50/50 coolant

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Drain Pan

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Adjustable Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • 3/8 Inch Drive Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket


Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
2004-2008Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Dodge Ram 1500 Truck V8 5.7L Radiator
2004-2009Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Dodge Ram 2500 Truck V8 5.7L Radiator
2004-2009Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Dodge Ram 3500 Truck V8 5.7L Radiator

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
DIY Solutions HVA01751
Dodge 55056682AB
Dodge 55056481AB
Partslink CH3010302
Spectra Premium CU2813

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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Product Reviews
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RAM 2008 RADIATOR REPLACEMENT
February 14, 2017
PERFECT FIT AND WORKING WELL AFTER SEVERAL MONTHS. USED JB WELD AS A TEMPORARY PATCH ON OLD RADIATOR UNTIL I RECIEVED REPLACEMENT. VERY HAPPY WITH PRODUCT TO DATE.
Radiator
July 8, 2017
Perfect fit and fast delivery also very helpful when I called to some questions would definitely order parts from them again ty vm.
Great help!
July 9, 2017
This made the job go quick and easy Thankful for the video
Dodge Ram 2500
July 12, 2017
Radiator fit perfectly. Price was right. Shipping handling was as expected. Good deal.
Great Fit
July 13, 2017
Ordered the Wednesday before the 4th of July. Received on the 3rd. The installation was fairly easy. The fit was spot on.
great value
July 21, 2017
radiator fit well and came w/ new rubber mounts and nut clips
ram 1500 radiator
August 20, 2017
this was my first purchase through 1aAuto and i was more than happy with my purchase. my order arrived in 2 days and was in perfect condition and a perfect fit as well as being half the cost of my local auto parts store.look forward to doing more business with them when the need arises.....thanks 1aAuto for a quality part at a great price!
Fast delivery and the correct parts
August 30, 2017
Everything fit just like the OEM-equipment will buy from 1a-Auto again....Very pleased with the parts!!!
Perfect Fit
September 24, 2017
The radiator was a perfect fit and easy to install. The installation video helped but you don't need to remove the fan. There is plenty of room once the fan shroud is disconnected.
Great service and great product.. I give you a 10
October 2, 2017
It worked great! Bolted up perfect. From ordering to receiving A+++++
radiator order
October 11, 2017
received the radiator promptly and the price was the best I found on any site
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 - Radiator replacement
October 12, 2017
Saw the same radiator at my local auto parts store for twice as much as I paid for this one, price is 5 star. Unit shipped the same day, I ordered it on a Thursday and it got here on Monday (no Sat Delivery, that cost more than the part). When the part got here, the box looked good, the radiator was sealed with caps and came with mounting hardware. I've never changed a radiator, but I am mechanically inclined; I watched their installation video and it was spot on and very helpful. I also read other reviews from customers that have purchased this particular radiator for a Dodge Ram, someone mentioned that it was "unnecessary to remove the fan before you remove the fan shroud" - so I thought, great, I'll save time and I don't have a wrench big enough to take the fan off anyway. I found out that you cannot remove the fan shroud with the fan mounted - my workaround was taking the 4 bolts off the back of the fan clutch to remove the fan as those bolts are much smaller, this was fairly
Dodge Ram Radiator
December 11, 2017
Perfect fit, installed in less than an hour. The online video was 98% accurate.
2005 dodge hemi
January 24, 2018
received the radiator within four days. installation took about 2 hours. the product was the exact same as the oem that was removed. also the video was very helpful.
Great Value
February 5, 2018
Was a little skeptical about purchasing this online because the price was almost $100 cheaper than local auto chain stores. Quick delivery, no problems installing it myself, and is running fine. It blows me away that it was less than half the price I would have paid buying it locally. I have this company bookmarked for future needs.
Great buy!
February 9, 2018
This was a perfect fit and works great! The installation video was also helpful. I would recommend this radiator if you need a replacement. It was about half the cost of what they wanted at the local auto parts store. Fast delivery!
Great oem match
February 22, 2018
This was a great match to the oem radiator in my 2006 dodge ram 1500. The how to video was very helpful. I will continue to use 1A auto whenever possible.
Dodge radiator
March 22, 2018
The radiator was cheaper on this site and the video installation was very helpful. A mechanic was going to charge me $463 total, I purchased radiator, hoses, clamps and antifreeze for $200. 1aauto saved me $263, I’m not a mechanic but I can follow instructions very well. Thanks
Radiator replacement
March 24, 2018
Got this for our sons Dodge pickup it is working out fine bolted up easy just like the factory one no problems whatsoever definitely will shop again like we have before thank you for your great products at reasonable prices
Fairly easy repair. (It didn't make me overheat anyway.) Haha get it...
April 6, 2018
Product shipped in a very timely manner. This one has plastic on the sides, the one I was talking out was all aluminum.. So it comes with clip bolt retainers and 2 new rubber mounts. I had to run to the hardware store and get new bolts to fit in the clips. Not a big issue but something to keep in mind. It was my first time replacing a radiator and the 1A Auto YouTube channel sure helped for step by step labor process. Overall very pleased with the whole experience. Definitely recommend to others and I'll be a repeat customer!
Dodge Ram 2500 Radiator installation
November 20, 2018
Looked good and well made, however the clips they provide to hold the fan shroud to the radiator are not the same size as the ones on the OEM radiator which are larger so you have to take the old clips off the old radiator to be able to use the original shroud mounting screw. The problem then is that if you use these OEM screw the are to long and will puncture the radiator tank so you have to cut them down or get shorter screws. This was supposed to be a direct replacement radiator which while close you have to be careful of screw lengths and damaging the tank on the upper right hand side. It you puncture it you'll have to do it all over again. The Video they have for this product is not correct and does not mention the screw length problem.....be carful. Other than the fit problem it works well. Strongly recommend replacing the upper & lower Rad hoses as well as the thermostat while replacing the Rad.
Dodge Ram 1500 Radiator
November 22, 2018
I ordered a radiator and it was sent within a few days. Was in good condition and had no issues with it. Good quality product and service. Will definitely be ordering from 1aauto again. Thank you.
Perfect
November 30, 2018
The radiator was a perfect fit for my truck and came with all the necessary hardware to install myself.
Can't go wrong.
December 2, 2018
Can't go wrong with the right parts and a great price. They even have videos to help you with installation.
very well made radiator
December 7, 2018
It looks like a very well made radiator and the finish on it is good. It was shipped and packed very well and it arrived without a single ding. It fitted the truck nicely. I gave 4 stars for i have it for only a few weeks but will update later as it goes. So far it works properly.
Perfect Price, Perfect Fit
December 14, 2018
At first we were skeptic about the price and quality of the radiator. When it arrived it was a perfect match, in outstanding condition.
Truck radiator
February 15, 2019
What a pleasure to have radiator that doesn't leek thank god advanced auto should be ashamed of themselves
Exact fit, good quality, poor packaging
February 18, 2019
I recently swapped out my original radiator with this part from 1A Auto. The new radiator was an exact match to the original part, making installation extremely hassle-free. The only negative was the packaging of the radiator for shipping. The box was ripped and extremely beat up when it arrived. (there were several large holes in the box.) Fortunately, it didn't look like the radiator was damaged, so I didn't bother returning it. Not entirely sure if this damage was due to poor packaging or rough handling in transit.
It worked!!!
April 26, 2019
Exact fit for my 2004 Dodge Ram 2500. The instructional video also helped, saved me $500 Thanks 1A Auto
Dodge Ram radiator
June 14, 2019
Exact duplicate of original at a great price! No problems with leaks or overheating.
Radiator Replacement
July 14, 2019
Got this radiator to swap out the cracked one on my 2008 Fodge Ram 1500 Mega Cab. Perfect fit better then the OEM super easy to install will be buying upper and lower control arms in the near future. Also cant beat the price and received in 3 business days well worth it!!!
July 24, 2019
the part was a perfect fit, I would order from here again
Perfect Fit - Even came with new bushings!
July 29, 2019
My first order and I was not disappointed. The radiator was a perfect fit and came with all the bushings and clips needed. The one from the local store did not have the correct bracket slots for the transmission cooler, this one was exact. It arrived on time and was a great price. I will definitely order from A1 again.
Quality product
February 18, 2020
Order came in on time. Packaging could've been a little better however it went in no problem and it doesn't leak
Nice radiator
April 2, 2020
Installed easy and was a great fit
Radiator
April 23, 2020
Radiator fit perfectly. Now no leaks. Shipping was fast and carton that radiator was in was in great shape, no damage.
Fit like a dream
May 3, 2020
Pull out the old leaking radiator from my 2004 ram 2500 that I have been adding fluid to for the past 6 years. New one slid right into place. The new captive nuts didn’t fit my existing bolts so I had to cannibalize the old ones. Now I can sell the truck. Thanks guys, Dean
Worked like a charm
June 15, 2020
The radiator fit as expected, and went in with no issues. Spent more time waiting for the old radiator to drain.
Great product, great price
September 10, 2020
Much less expensive than i could find locally.
Fit just like the original
November 16, 2020
I would recommend this part to everyone. The price is cheap and the quality is great, and it arrived faster than expected. It didn't take long to put in since everything lined up perfectly.
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi
November 20, 2020
Radiator fit perfectly! Service was excellent. Will use again.
Customer Q&A
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What is the brand of this radiator?
August 5, 2017
10
China brand
August 5, 2017
10
Not sure on the name brand no markings on mine but I will say it's been two years just about and still running great .It is a lot lighter than factory didn't think it was gonna put up with the hemi . But I have nothing bad to say about this one I got .
August 6, 2017
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We have a few different aftermarket companies build these parts specifically for us, as our 1A Auto house brand. They are manufactured to the same OEM specifications as the original part that came with your vehicle. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask.
August 7, 2017
How many rows?
May 14, 2019
10
Good radiator, worked great. Good price.
May 14, 2019
10
Actual Measurements are not listed or available. Our parts are exact replacements for your vehicle's OEM parts. As long as your year, make, and model match up with our listing, these parts will directly fit and function like the originals.
May 14, 2019
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