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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

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Vacuum Reservoir, Replace -> 1997 -> Dakota -> Full Size Pickups -> Full Size Vans -> Grand Cherokee -> Wrangler
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Dakota
    1997
    • Remove windshield wiper arms, then the weatherstrip along the front edge of the cowl plenum cover/grille panel.
    • Remove four plastic nuts that secure the cowl plenum cover/grille panel near the base of the windshield.
    • Remove two plastic rivets that secure each side of cowl plenum cover/grille panel to cowl plenum panel and the cowl top panel.
    • Lift cowl plenum cover/grille panel far enough to access windshield washer hose near right end of the plenum and disconnect.
    • Disconnect vacuum hose from the reservoir, remove ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Durango, Full Size Pickup & Van -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 -> 1997 Dakota w/4 WABS -> 1997 Full Size Pickup & Van w/4 WABS -> 1997 RWAL -> 1998 -> 1998-99 -> 1999 Dakota, Durango & Full Size Van -> 1999 Full Size Pickup -> 2000 Dakota, Durango & Full Size Van -> 2000 Full Size Pickup -> 2001 -> 4 WABS System -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> RWAL System -> Wiring Diagrams
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    RWAL System

    The RWAL diagnostic functions have been integrated into the OBD II diagnostic connector, Fig. , located below the lefthand side of the instrument panel. If a diagnostic trouble code has been stored, both the brake and ABS warning lamps will be illuminated. To access diagnostic trouble codes, proceed as follows:

    • Place ignition switch in Run position, then momentarily connect diagnostic connector terminal 13, Fig. , to ground.
    • When ground is disconnected from terminal, ABS and brake warning lamps will begin to flash out any diagnostic...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 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: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 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 5.2 V8 CNG

    Front

    Remove
    • Shift transmission and transfer case to their neutral positions. Raise and support vehicle. Remove skid plate, if equipped.
    • Using a suitable marker, mark a line across yoke at transfer case, link yoke, and propeller shaft yoke at rear of front propeller shaft for installation reference.
    • Mark a line across propeller shaft yoke and pinion shaft yoke for installation reference.
    • Remove universal joint strap bolts at pinion shaft yoke.
    • Remove bolts holding propeller shaft to transfer case yoke flange.
    • Remove propeller shaft.
    Install
    • Position front propeller shaft under vehicl...

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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

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Remove hose clamps and hoses from radiator.
    • Remove coolant reserve/overflow tank hose from radiator filler neck nipple.
    • Remove coolant reserve/overflow tank from fan shroud by pulling straight up.
    • Disconnect electrical connectors at windshield washer reservoi...

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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 5.9 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 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+.

    Top View Of Fuel Tank & Pump Module Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 CNGTop View Of Fuel Tank & Pump Module Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

    Components on diagram:
  • Auxiliary Fuel Supply Fitting
  • Fuel Supply Connection
  • Plastic Locknut
  • Pump/Gauge Elec. Connection
  • Rubber Grommet
  • Door Connectors Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.9 V8 GASDoor Connectors Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Door Ajar Switch
  • Left Hand Door Lock Switch
  • Left Hand Door Speaker
  • Right Door Power Window Motor
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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  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Output Speed Sensor
  • Transmission Relay
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Vehicle Speed Control Servo
  • 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector No. 5
  • Fuel Injector No. 1
  • Fuel Injector No. 3
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Automatic Shutdown Relay
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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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