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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+

Air Bag System Precautions -> DaimlerChrysler -> Disarming -> 1990-97 -> 1994-96 Cherokee -> 1998-2004 -> Except 1994-96 Cherokee -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 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 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+.

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Drums

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

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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: 2001 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: 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 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 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+.

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

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Remove alternator pivot bolt and mounting bolts and nuts.
  • Remove upper alternator mounting bolt, lower mounting bolt and nut.
  • Remove wiring harness hold down and battery positive terminal retaining nuts.
  • Remove ground terminal and field terminal retaini...

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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 Engine Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Plymouth Except Ram 50
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

On models less OBD II, the Check Engine lamp should light for approximately 3 seconds after the ignition has been turned On as a bulb inspection. If improper or no signals are received by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) from various sensors and monitored systems or if the PCM enters its Limp-In mode, the PCM will light the Check Engine lamp. On Chrysler, Dodge and Plymouth models, After diagnosing and servicing the vehicle, the PCM memory will be cleared after approximately 40 to 100 ignition key On-Off cycles or by using a suitable scan tool. ...

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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: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at intake manifold.
  • Remove hose from intake manifold.
  • 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 he...

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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: 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 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+.

Engine Compartment Systems Diagram for 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 GASEngine Compartment Systems Diagram for 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vacuum Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ambient Temperature Sensor
  • Power Distribution Center
  • Vehicle Speed Control Servo
  • Transmission Diagram for 2005 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.7 V8 GASTransmission Diagram for 2005 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • Natural Vacuum Leak Detection Assembly
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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.

    1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1994 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Engine Starter Motor
  • Eng
  • Engine Starter Relay
  • 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup  5.2 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • License Lamp
  • Left tailgate lamp
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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: SQUEAK/CLICK NOISE FROM REAR LEAF SPRING - REV
    Vehicle: 2001 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.9 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Document: ODOR - A/C EVAPORATOR - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1995 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.2 V8 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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