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2011 Dodge Ram 1500 - Rust in a bad place

rust out oil pan +trans pan

Wow seriously?

Rusted out oil pan and transmission pan !! What does the rest of the vehicle look like ?

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Even all the way back into the 90s dodge didnt do good prime/paint on those pans, you didnt mention if you live north or not where lots of snow and ice happen, the road salts will severely accelerate the rusting of those pans, I live in the southern states but see heavy rust on the pans from dirt roads and gravel fire roads…if they’re not leaking yet get under there and scrub them really good and spray them with a product called naval jelly…it kills rust and converts it into a protective primer