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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Cooling System Bleed -> 2.4L Engine -> 3.0L Engine -> 3.3L & 3.8L -> 4.0L Engine -> 5.2L Engine -> Cherokee & Wrangler -> Dakota, Full Size Pickups & Vans -> Grand Cherokee -> Minivans
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

Cherokee & Wrangler

After filling cooling system, start engine and allow to reach operating temperature with radiator cap installed. After the engine has reached normal operating temperature, shut the engine off and allow it to cool. Add coolant as necessary.

Dakota, Full Size Pickups & Vans

These engines do not require a specified bleed procedure. After filling cooling system, run engine to operating temperature with radiator/pressure cap off. Air will then be automatically bled through cap opening.

Grand Cherokee
4.0L Engine

Refer to...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> 1992-95 -> 1996 -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee & Comanche -> Chrysler -> Except Cherokee & Comanche -> Full Size Truck, Van/Wagon & Dakota Less RWAL -> Full Size Truck, Van/Wagon & Dakota w/RWAL -> Jeep -> Less Aluminum Master Cylinder -> Master Cylinder -> Ram 50 -> With Aluminum Master Cylinder & Manual Brakes -> With Aluminum Master Cylinder & Power Brakes
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

Master Cylinder

Chrysler
Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager
1992-95
  • Disconnect and plug brake tubes from master cylinder. Cap master cylinder ports.
  • Remove master cylinder attaching nuts.
  • Remove master cylinder from power brake unit.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Master cylinder should be bench bled before installation, using bleeding tubes tool No. C-4546, or equivalent.
1996
  • With engine not running, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete vacuum in power booster.
  • Thoroughly clean all surfaces of filler neck, brake fluid reservoir and area where master cylinder assembly attac...

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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/Diesel Engine -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

Normal Service

1991-98 models, replace every 12,000 miles

1999-01 models, replace at 30,000 miles, then every 15,000 miles thereafter

2002-0...

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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 V8 GAS

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

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Remove alternator pivot bolt, then remove mounting bolts.
  • Remove nuts from wiring harness hold down, ground terminal and field terminals.
  • Remove wire connectors, then alternator from ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Electronic Throttle Control Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 6-12 seconds as a bulb inspection. If the lamp is illuminated with the engine running, the vehicle is usually drivable but the electronic throttle system must be diagnosed and servic...

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

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

  • Disconnect ground cables from both batteries, then remove positive cable retaining nuts from radiator top and position cable to rear.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container, then disconnect throttle cable.
  • Remove hose clamps and hoses, then the overflow tank hose from filler neck nipple and tank...

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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 5.2 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  8.0 V10 GASRH Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

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

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Clockspring
  • Hazard Flasher Switch
  • Turn Signal Lever
  • Ignition Switch Connector
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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:
  • Vacuum Sensor
  • Ignition Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Controller Anti-Lock Brake
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Upstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Downstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
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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+.

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    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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    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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