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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cherokee, Dakota, Durango, Full Size Pickup, Full Size Van, Grand Cherokee, Liberty & Wrangler -> Ambient Temperature Sensor, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS

This sensor is used only on models equipped with Automatic Temperature Control (ATC).

  • Remove...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are removed for brake service, the braking surface diameter should be inspected 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 sc...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 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: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Normal Service

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS

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 C/V 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 front propeller shaft axle companion flange bolts to 85 ft. lbs.
    • Torque front propeller sh...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • On models equipped with 4WD, remove support bracket bolts, then pry support bracket to gain access to lower starter mounting bolt.
  • On all models, remove starter motor bolts.
  • Move starter motor toward front of vehicle far enough for nose of starter pinion to clear housing. Do not let starter motor hang from wire harness.
  • Tilt nose downward, then l...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 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 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 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 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Rotate belt tensioner until it contacts its stop.
  • Remove belt, then slowly ro...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Instrument Panel Components Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  4.7 V8 GASInstrument Panel Components Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Glove Box Lamp
  • Airbag
  • Amplifier Audio
  • Connector C-200
  • Connector C-308
  • Communication Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.9 V8 GASCommunication Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Control Module
  • Fuel Transfer Pump
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sentry Key Immobilizer Module
  • Diagnostic Junction Port
  • 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Diagnostic Junction Port
  • Integrated Power Module
  • Front Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - SAFETY RECALL J11 MOPAR WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR
    Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
    Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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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