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1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Air Bag System Precautions -> DaimlerChrysler -> Disarming -> 1990-97 -> 1994-96 Cherokee -> 1998-2004 -> Except 1994-96 Cherokee -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    1990-97

    It may be required to access and record all Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) prior to disarming the air bag system.

    • Place ignition switch in Lock position.
    • Disconnect and isolate battery ground cable.
    • Wait at least two minutes after disconnecting battery ground cable before doing any further work on vehicle. The air bag system is designed to retain enough voltage to deploy air bags for a short time even after battery has been disconnected.
    1998-2004

    It may be required to access and rec...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Durango, Full Size Pickup & Van -> Troubleshooting -> 4 WABS System -> Isolation & Dump Solenoid Inspection Procedures -> Main Relay Inspection Procedures -> Pump/Motor Circuit Open -> Pump/Motor Inspection Procedures -> Pump/Motor Stalled -> Relay Open -> Relay Shorted -> RWAL System -> Solenoid Open -> Solenoid Shorted
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    RWAL System

    RWAL system malfunctions are indicated by a warning lamp on the instrument cluster. If such a malfunction occurs, proceed as follows:

    • Inspect brake fluid level and correct as necessary.
    • Visually inspect ABS hydraulic and electrical connections and correct as necessary.
    • If hydraulic system leaks or weak or corroded electrical connections are not evident, road test vehicle to inspect vehicle for driveability conditions such as low or spongy pedal, brake pulling or grabbing.
    • Ensure parking brake is operating properly and is fully released.
    • If visual inspections and road test ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> Rear -> Remove
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

    Front

    • Remove cotter pin, nut lock, and spring washer from end of outer CV joint stub axle.
    • Loosen (but do not remove) stub axle to hub/bearing retaining nut. Loosen hub nut while vehicle is on the floor with brakes applied. Front hub and driveshaft are splined together and retained by hub nut.
    • Raise vehicle on jack stands or centered on a frame contact type hoist.
    • Remove front tire and wheel assembly from hub.
    • Remove front disc brake caliper assembly to steering knuckle guide pin attaching bolts.
    • Remove disc brake caliper assembly from steering knuckle. Caliper is removed by fi...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Pull back protective rubber boot from solenoid battery terminal far enough to access and remove nut from positive cable harness connector eyelet.
    • Remove nut that secures positive cable to solenoid terminal, then remove positive cable.
    • Remove solenoid wire connecting ...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> EGR System Malfunction Indicator Lamp -> 1993-94 w/California Emissions & 1995-2001
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

    • 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Battery Connections Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 CNGBattery Connections Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery Temperature Sensor
  • Engine Starter Motor
  • Power Distribution Center
  • Connector C-180
  • Connector C-181
  • Overhead Console Connectors Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.9 V8 GASOverhead Console Connectors Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Overhead Console
  • Fuse Block
  • Automatic Day/Night Mirror
  • Left Visor/Vanity Mirror Lamp
  • Connector C-334
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Controller Anti-Lock Brake
  • 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vacuum sensor Diesel
  • Ignition Switch
  • Brake Switch
  • Controller Anti-Lock Brake
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - Mopar Value Line Catalytic Converters
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
  • Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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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