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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 3500 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 3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2001 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Brake Service -> 12 Inch Drum -> 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums -> Brake Shoe, Replace -> Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager -> Full Size Pickup -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 2001 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Shoe, Replace

Do not intermix automatic adjuster components from side to side.

9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums
Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
  • Remove drum retaining nuts if equipped, then the drums. If drum will not separate from brake shoes or axle, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is disengaged.
    • Remove adjuster hole plug from backing plate.
    • Insert small screwdriver or equivalent, through adjuster hole, then push and hold self adjuster lever off adjuster screw assembly, Fig. .
    • Using a suitable brake adj...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 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: 2003 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 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 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.2 V8 CNG

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 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 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 retaining nu...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Dodge RAM 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.2 V8 CNG

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 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Dodge RAM 3500 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 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Attach a wrench to pulley mounting bolt of automatic tensioner. Threads on this bolt are lefthand.
  • Release tension from belt by rotating tensioner counterclockwise. When all belt tension has been released remove belt from tensioner first, then oth...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Dodge RAM 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Transmission Components, 3 Speed Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN  5.9 V8 GASTransmission Components, 3 Speed Diagram for 2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • TCC Solenoid Connector
  • Accumulator Test Port
  • Front Servo Test Port
  • Governor Test Port
  • Door Components Diagram for 2003 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN  5.2 V8 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2003 Dodge RAM 3500 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 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
  • 2001 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • Horn Switch
  • Clockspring
  • Central Timer Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Dodge RAM 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Dodge RAM 3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: FUEL CAP DIFFICULT TO REMOVE
    Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.2 V8 CNG

    Symptoms:
  • Excessive Control Effort
  • Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: FUEL CAP DIFFICULT TO REMOVE
    Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 3500 VAN 5.9 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Excessive Control Effort
  • Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Dodge RAM 3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Dodge RAM 3500 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 3500 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 3500 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 3500 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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