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1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Cooling System Capacities -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. Light Trucks & Vans -> 1992-2002 Dodge Full Size Trucks & Vans
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are removed for brake service, the braking surface diameter should be checked with a suitable brake drum micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If the braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If the braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced. Minor scor...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Ram Truck 1500-3500 w/Gasoline Engine -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Normal Service

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> U-Joint with Injected Rings -> U-Joint with Snap Rings
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

This procedure describes a propeller shaft equipped with a cardan joint in the tube yoke. For propeller shafts equipped with a companion/slip yoke, repeat the steps to remove the remaining cardan joint.

U-Joint with Snap Rings

Disassemble
  • Tap outside of bearing cap with a drift to loosen snap ring.
  • Remove snap rings from both sides of yoke.
  • Position yoke with grease fitting if equipped, pointing up.
  • Position a socket with a inside diameter large enough to receive bearing cap, beneath yoke on a press.
  • Place another socket with an outside diameter smaller than bearing cap on ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove wiring connector from starter.
  • Remove starter mounting bolts, then starter from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 2 seconds as a bulb inspection. The PCM continually monitors the engine oil pressure, engine coolant temperature and electrical system voltage. The check gauges lamp w...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump inlet tube.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump inlet tube and from vehicle.
  • Reverse proc...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Attach a suitable wrench to pulley mounting bolt of automatic tensioner.
  • Rotate tensioner assembly clockwise until tension has been relieved.
  • Remove belt from vehicle.
  • Position new drive belt over all pulleys ex...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

RH Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GASRH Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp
  • Radiator
  • ABS Wheel Speed Sensor
  • ABS Front Wheel Sensor Connector
  • Left Airbag Sensor
  • Rear Lamp Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GASRear Lamp Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right License Lamp
  • Right Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lamp
  • Left Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lamp
  • Tail Lamp
  • Back Up Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Upstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Downstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamp Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - Mopar Value Line Catalytic Converters
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
  • Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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