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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+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Thermostat, Replace -> 2.4L Engine -> 2.5L Engine -> 3.0L Engine -> 3.3L & 3.8L Engines -> 3.9L & 5.2L Engines -> 4.0L Engine -> 5.2L Engine -> 5.9L Diesel Engine -> 8.0L Engine -> Cherokee & Wrangler -> Dakota -> Except 8.0L Engine -> Full Size Pickups & Vans -> Grand Cherokee -> Minivans
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

Cherokee & Wrangler
  • Drain coolant from radiator until level is below thermostat housing.
  • Remove upper radiator hose, then heater hose at thermostat housing and engine coolant sensor wire.
  • Remove thermostat housing bolts and gasket, then the thermostat.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Ensure pellet encircled by coil spring faces engine.
    • Ensure thermostat is in recess groove and position thermostat in groove with arrow and air bleed hole on outer flange pointing up.
    • Install new gasket and torque thermosta...

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> 1997-2000 -> 2001 -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Park Brake Cable Tensioner -> Stop Lamp Switch
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

1997-2000
  • Raise and support vehicle, allowing rear suspension to hang free.
  • Remove rear wheel and tire assemblies.
  • Using an appropriate jack, support rear axle.
  • Disconnect track bar from rear axle, then the shock absorbers.
  • Loosen, but do not remove, both leaf spring to front spring hanger pivot bolts.
  • Loosen adjustment nut on actuator, Fig. .
  • Ensure hooked end of actuator is properly seated in clip on valve lever and clip is properly positioned on lever of valve.
  • Pull housing of valve actuator toward spring hanger until lever on valve bottoms on body of va...

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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 -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> B Series Vans, Dakota, Durango, D & W Series, Ramcharger, Ram Truck 1500-3500 & Ram Van 1500-3500 w/Fuel Injection -> Less Fuel Pressure Test Port -> Multipoint Fuel Injection -> Throttle Body Fuel Injection -> With Fuel Pressure Test Port
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive st...

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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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> U-Joint with Injected Rings -> U-Joint with Snap Rings
Vehicle: 2001 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark orientation of propeller shaft rear flange.
  • Using suitable jack stand, support propeller shaft. Do not allow propeller shaft to hang unsupported.
  • Remove propeller shaft rear mounting bolts and support end of propeller shaft.
  • Mark orientation of propeller shaft front flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft front mounting bolts and remove propel...

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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: 1996 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 -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 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 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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable, then drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Disconnect throttle cable, then remove hose clamps and hoses.
  • Remove overflow tank hose from filler neck nipple.
  • Remove overflow tank from fan shroud T-slots.
  • Disconnect windshield washer reservoir tank electrical connectors, then ...

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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: 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 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 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+.

I/P Electrical Connectors Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  3.9 V6 GASI/P Electrical Connectors Diagram for 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Instrument Cluster
  • HVAC Control
  • Instrument Panel
  • Fuse Block
  • Door Components Diagram for 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  3.9 V6 GASDoor Components Diagram for 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Ajar Switch
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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.

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

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Diagnostic Junction Port
  • Integrated Power Module
  • Front Control Module
  • 2004 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Trailer Tow Right Turn Relay
  • Trailer Tow Left Turn Relay
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Front Control Module
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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: ODOR - A/C EVAPORATOR - REV TWO
    Vehicle: 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Odors
  • Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: A/C COOLING COIL ODOR - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Odors
  • Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
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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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