The front and rear bands need adjusting at every 24k miles with your fluid change. Well go ahead and give it a try, but it did not work for me. I did this but the voltage did not change. One of the most common cause of the sloppy steering anomaly, is a worn pitman arm. It has a 3 wire connector that plugs into the end. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 1994-present. · Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
It's recommended that you have your wheel bearings inspected every 30,000 miles and replaced as needed. Just a few degrees of rotation on the steering wheel is all that is needed. · Inspect the exhaust system. After a few well placed and motivating whacks with the hammer, the joint will pop free. . Feel the need to write a letter or send something cool? Fill the filter with fresh oil and use your finger to coat the gasket face with oil. So lets talk band adjustment.
While this may seem elementary, a corroded ground or cable can cause havoc on a computer controlled vehicle. Your objective is the expose the copper strands of the wire. What we are doing, is trying to get easy access to work on the harness for our next test. Now just transfer the old zerk fitting to the new shaft if it does not come with one. It will only move a little. · Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
Then I backed off the torx screw 3 turns. · Inspect the exhaust system. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 1500 1994-2001. One needs adjustment and one does not. As with any moving part, those that maintain repair less. The Dodge automatic tranny is very robust and does what it was intended to do very well. Inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
Keep in mind there are other causes to the above problems such as a bad tranny temp sensor, etc. Now slide the wrench and adjust the ratchet handle to the position shown on the left when the strap is tightened, and loosen the filter enough to allow removal by hand. Then re torque the nut 25ft lbs. Remember to tighten everything well and install the cotter pin back. A lot of trial and error on this procedure.
When the plug is loosened, drain slots in the oil pan will allow the oil to flow around the plug threads. · Inspect the exhaust system. Inspecting your tires frequently is necessary for your truck's livelihood. We start by removing the cotter pin and securing bolt on the junction of the pitman arm and center link. I recommend a fluid change at 10k if you tow heavy.
Rotate the metal plate on the back of the unit many times to work the cleaner around. After a quick check to verify that all the actual wires were plugged in to their respective connectors, I proceeded to clean the battery terminals and cables. See below the threaded portion of the joint. . I tried many times to probe the connector and or the wire with items like a sharp needle etc, in an effort to get a stable electrical signal. Inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary. Grease is easy and cheap, don't be penny wise and pound foolish.
Keep in mind that these adjustments were done on a '98 24v truck. · Flush and replace the engine coolant if not done 104,000 miles 169,000 km. Broadcast quality ready to view on your T. This article applies to the. The Dodge Ram 1500 offers power, performance and a ruggedly designed exterior. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 1994-present.
Make sure it is tight, especially on 24 valve engines. I had to stop because I was about to break through the holes. There has been an application change to the Cummins turbo diesel thermostat. If heavy towing I would cut that in half. Proper torque for 2002 models is 35 ft-lb. The next way to get the cleaner in the unit, is to drill 2 small holes about the diameter of the wand on the spray can or cleaner. Spray the electrical cleaner in the top hole.
Automatics get a bad rap, but most people I query on their change intervals brings up one glaring fact. This one took 4 cycles before it came off. Make sure the strap is gripping the top of the filter and use the wrench position shown. The pitman arm is now starting to come off the output shaft. · Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.