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

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Oil Charge -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> Aerostar, Explorer, Ranger & Windstar -> Aspire & Probe -> Avenger & Sebring Coupe -> Beretta, Corsica, Aurora & Riviera -> Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, Ninety-Eight, LSS, Park Avenue & Regency -> Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible & Stratus -> Camaro & Firebird -> Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Colt & Summit -> Colt Vista & Summit Wagon -> Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, New Yorker & Vision -> Corvette -> Cutlass Ciera, Cutlass Cruiser, Century, Cutlass Supreme, Lumina, Monte Carlo, Grand Prix, & Regal -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> DeVille, Eldorado & Seville -> Econoline -> Escort & Tracer w/1.8L Engine -> Except Aspire, Probe, Escort & Tracer w/1.8L Engine -> Except Tracker -> F-Series, Bronco & Villager -> Fleetwood -> Ford Motor Company -> Full Size Vans -> General Motors Corp. -> Geo Tracker -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Malibu -> Metro & Prizm -> Minivans -> Neon -> Passenger Cars -> Saturn -> Stealth -> Talon
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

DaimlerChrysler Corp.
Passenger Cars

Before installing replacement compressor, drain oil from replacement and failed compressors (drain oil from suction port). Add same amount of oil to replacement compressor as drained from failed compressor.

Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

Concorde, Int...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rotor, Replace -> 1500 & 2004-05 2500 & 3500 -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Commander -> Dakota & Durango -> Dual Rear Wheel -> Front -> Full Size Pickup -> Grand Cherokee -> Liberty -> Pacifica -> PT Cruiser -> Rear -> Rear w/Dual Wheels -> Rear w/Single Wheel -> Single Rear Wheel -> Sprinter -> Wrangler
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup SRT10 8.3 V10 GAS

Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and caliper as outlined under . Support caliper at all times to prevent brake hose damage.
  • Slide brake rotor off hub.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Clean brake rotor with alcohol or other suitable solvent.

Commander

Front
  • Raise and support vehicle using suitable lift or jack.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove caliper as outlined in .
  • Secure caliper anchor assembly using suitable wire.
  • Remove and discard O-ring securing disc brake rotor on hub.
  • Remove rotor from hub and bearing.
  • Reverse procedure to install, n...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

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: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

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

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 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 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 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove wiring connector from starter.
  • Remove starter mounting bolts, then starter from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

The amber lamp monitors anti-lock brake system condition. The lamp should be on during engine starting, but should go off when the self-diagnostic system determines proper system operation. If the lamp remains On, a fault in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. After diagnosis and re...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from heater core.
  • Repo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

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 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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

Instrument Panel Wiring Splices Diagram for 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GASInstrument Panel Wiring Splices Diagram for 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Splice S-203
  • Splice S-204
  • Splice S-205
  • Splice S-206
  • Splice S-207
  • Controls and Solenoids Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.9 V8 GASControls and Solenoids Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • MAP Sensor
  • Leak Detection Pump
  • Idle Air Control Sensor
  • Duty Cycle Solenoid
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Security Relay
  • Central Timer Module
  • Daytime Running Lamp Module
  • Headlamp Beam Select Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: WATER LEAK AT GRAB HANDLE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: STEERING WANDER
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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