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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

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Mode Door Actuators, Replace -> 1996 -> 1997 -> Blend/Air Door -> Cherokee -> Dakota -> Defrost, Floor & Panel/Demist Door -> Defrost/Demist, Floor & Panel Door -> Floor & Panel Defrost Doors -> Full Size Pickups & Grand Cherokee -> Full Size Vans -> Heat/Defrost Door -> Heater/Defrost Door -> Minivans -> Recirculation & Heat/Defrost/Panel Door -> Recirculation Door -> Wrangler
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

    Cherokee
    1996
    Recirculation & Heat/Defrost/Panel Door
    • Remove center console as outlined under "Heater Housing, Replace," then lower instrument panel.
    • Disconnect vacuum harness connector, then mounting screws and linkage.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    1997
    Recirculation Door

    A recirculation door actuator is only used on models equipped with air conditioning.

    • Remove kick cover from heater/A/C housing, then disconnect vacuum harness connector.
    • Insert a suitable wide flat bl...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Full Size Pickups & Vans & Ramcharger -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1992-95 -> 1996 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock (RWAL) Brake System
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Rear Wheel Anti-Lock (RWAL) Brake System
    1992-95

    To read diagnostic trouble codes, momentarily ground the diagnostic connector and count the number of flashes of the anti-lock indicator lamp. One long flash will indicate the beginning of the diagnostic trouble code number sequence, followed by short flashes as a continuation of the diagnostic trouble code. The long flash and short flashes must be counted together to determine a stored diagnostic trouble code. Note the following:

    • On Dakota models, the diagnostic connector is located on the passe...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 2005-06 Liberty w/2.4L & 3.7L Engines, 2005-06 Grand Cherokee, 1998-06 Durango, 1994-06 Dakota (Except 1994 2.5L), Ram Truck 1500-3500, Ram Van 1500-3500
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

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

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

    Front

    • With vehicle in neutral, position vehicle on hoist.
    • Remove exhaust crossover pipe.
    • Mark a line across axle companion flange, propeller shaft, flange yoke and transfer case for installation reference.
    • Remove axle/transfer case companion flange bolts. Remove dust boot clamp from the CV joint end of shaft if equipped.
    • Remove propeller shaft.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Align reference marks.
      • Install NEW axle companion flange bolts, coated with Loctite 242, and torque propeller shaft flange bolts to 85 ft. lbs.

    Rear

    • With vehicle in neutral, position vehicle o...

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

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

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove wiring connector from starter.
    • Remove separate solenoid wire from solenoid.
    • Remove starter mounting bolts, then starter from...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> EGR System Malfunction Indicator Lamp -> 1993-94 w/California Emissions & 1995-2001
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) performs an On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) inspection of the EGR system on all California Vehicles. The diagnostic system uses the electronic EGR Transducer (EET) for the system tests.

    The OBD inspection activates only during selected engine/driving conditions. When the conditions are met, the PCM energizes the EET solenoid to disable the EGR. The PCM inspects for a change in the oxygen sensor signal. If the air/fuel mixture goes lean, the PCM will attempt t...

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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 5.9 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 8.0 V10 GAS

    • Attach a wrench to pulley mounting bolt of automatic tensioner. Threads on this bolt are lefthand.
    • Release tension from belt by rotating tensioner counterclockwise. When all belt tension has been released remove belt from tensioner first, then oth...

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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+.

    Heated Oxygen Sensor Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GASHeated Oxygen Sensor Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Pre-Catalyst Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Post Catalyst Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Right Upstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Left Upstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Connector C-186
  • Fuel Filter (Diesel Engine) Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  5.9 L6 DIESELFuel Filter (Diesel Engine) Diagram for 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Water-In-Fuel Sensor
  • Fuel Filter/Water Separator
  • Electrical Connector
  • Filter Housing
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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 CNG Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamp Module
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup  8.0 V10 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Seat Switch
  • Front Up/Down Seat Motor
  • Forward/Backward Seat Motor
  • Rear/Vertical Seat Motor
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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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