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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 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 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Refrigerant Recovery
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 3.9 V6 GAS

R-134a systems require the use of special service equipment designed specifically for R-134a systems. R-12 servicing equipment cannot be used on R-134a systems.

R-12 recovery stations cannot be used on R-134a systems. A separate recovery station must be used on R-134a systems. The refrigerants are not compatible and will contaminate the R-12 recovery station.

The use of refrigerant recovery and recycling stations allows the recovery and reuse of refrigerant after contaminants and moisture have been removed.

When using a recovery or recycling station...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Full Size Pickup & Van -> System Service -> 2-Wheel Drive -> 2002-05 -> 2006 -> 4-Wheel Drive -> Anti-Lock Brake Module (ABM) -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Controller Anti-Lock Brake (CAB) -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Pickup -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> RWAL Valve -> Van
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.2 V8 GAS

Brake System Bleed

The anti-lock brake system must be bled any time air enters the hydraulic system. It is important to note that excessive air in the brake system may set a primary pressure diagnostic trouble code in the control module.

Pressure or manual bleeding procedures can be used when bleeding the ABS system after hoses or brake lines have been disconnected. Bleeding the ABS hydraulic system is also necessary after replacement of the hydraulic assembly or wheel brakes. During bleeding procedures, ensure the brake fluid level remains close to the Full mark on the reservoir.

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1994-2003 Ram Van 1500-3500 -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

Normal Service

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

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 3.9 V6 GAS

The following procedure is described for a propeller shaft equipped with only a cardan joint in the tube yoke. If the propeller shaft is equipped with a companion yoke, simply repeat the following steps to remove the cardan joint from the companion yoke after removing the cardan joint from the tube yoke. Individual components of cardan universal joints are not serviceable. If worn or leaking, they must be replaced as an assembly.

Disassemble

  • Remove propeller shaft.
  • Using a soft drift, tap outside of bearing cap assembly to loosen snap ring.
  • Remove snap rings from both si...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

  • 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 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> EGR System Malfunction Indicator Lamp -> 1993-94 w/California Emissions & 1995-2001
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.2 V8 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 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove radiator lower hose from radiator outlet.
  • Disconnect and plug transmission cooler lines from radiator fittings using quick disconnect tool.
  • Cap all lines and fittings to prevent system contamination.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Remove engine oil filler tube.
  • Remove radiator upper support to cowl brac...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 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 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

Body Components Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN  3.9 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 3.9 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Van Conversion Provision
  • Connector C-300
  • Connector C-305
  • A/C Heater Unit
  • Door Components Diagram for 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN  5.2 V8 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2003 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-1
  • Joint Connector No. 4
  • Central Timer Module
  • Splice S-211
  • Ground G-202
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

    2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
  • Left Instrument Panel Speaker
  • Right Instrument Panel Speaker
  • 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Radio
  • Air Conditioning Heater Control
  • Rear Air Conditioning Heater Control
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: SLIDING DOOR WILL NOT OPEN AND/OR CLOSE OR LATCH
    Vehicle: 1999 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
  • Document: INOP OR INTERMITTENT RKE TRANSMITTER - REV
    Vehicle: 2000 Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 5.2 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Dodge RAM 1500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Dodge RAM 1500 VAN 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 VAN 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 VAN 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 VAN 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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