The Ram series is a full-size pickup truck sold by Dodge. Disconnect the instrument panel wire harness connector from the park brake switch on the park brake mechanism. Approximate, fill to level of fill plug. If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system. Some things you can do are:. Remove the steering column from the vehicle, but do not remove the driver side airbag module, the steering wheel, or the switches from the steering column.
The hook should support the instrument panel in its rolled down position about 46 cm 18 inches from the dash panel. The five-speed automatic-transmission requires 17 qts. Check fluid level and add fluid as needed. Drive normal and don't abuse it. Roll down the instrument panel and install a temporary hook in the center hole on top of the instrument panel. Secure the other end of the hook to the center hole in the top of the dash panel.
Change oil every 3 months or 3,000 miles. Install plugs in, or tape over the opened heater core tubes. Refer to Group 7 - Cooling System for the procedures. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. This V-8 requires requires 7 qts. When paired with a four-speed transmission, 8.
With the aid of an assistant, remove the temporary hook and lift the instrument panel assembly off of the roll-down bracket screws and remove it from the vehicle. Disconnect the instrument panel wire harness connector from the stop lamp switch. Disconnect the driver side airbag module wire harness connector from the instrument panel wire harness at the instrument panel lower reinforcement. After refill check oil level. My best guess would be the 90 degree elbow in the line connecting to the purge solenoid. Remove the screw from the center of the headlamp and dash to instrument panel bulkhead wire harness connector and disconnect the connector. Be certain that the steering wheel is locked and secured from rotation to prevent the loss of clockspring centering.
The 1500 model provides three engine choices; the fluid capacities vary accordingly. Loosen the right and left instrument panel cowl side roll-down bracket screws about 13 mm 0. The larger V-8 engine found in the Dodge Ram is 5. Install plugs in, or tape over all of the opened refrigerant line fittings. Straight pipe exhaust or no baffle muffler like extreme series cherry bomb muffler to eliminate back pressure. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core tubes.
Remove the steering column opening cover from the instrument panel. Remove the trim from the left and right cowl side inner panels. Tighten your fuel cap and be happy that it isn't a real problem!. . Stay 60 mph and bel … ow.
It is available in two-wheel and four-wheel drive models, and in various cabin and bed configurations. If the vehicle is so equipped, disconnect the overdrive lockout switch wire harness connector from the instrument panel wire harness near the instrument panel lower reinforcement. Remove the two screws that secure the inside hood latch release handle to the instrument panel lower reinforcement and lower the release handle to the floor. Install plugs in, or tape over all of the opened refrigerant line fittings. As of 2010, Ram offers its own brand with the 1500 model. Remove the five screws that secure the top of the instrument panel to the top of the dash panel, removing the center screw last.
For the cooling system, the initial fill capacity is 15. Drain the engine cooling system. Here are all the steps:. From under the driver side of the instrument panel, perform the following:. From the under the passenger side of the instrument panel, disconnect the two halves of the radio antenna coaxial cable connector. Correct air pressure in all 4 tires. New spark plugs and air filter.
Could be a … nything from a crack in a vaccuum line to a faulty purge solenoid. Remove the instrument panel from the vehicle. Take your end gate off and put a net on. A piece of heater hose should fix it. If the vehicle is not equipped with air conditioning, go to Step 6. If the vehicle is equipped with the Infinity sound system option, disconnect the Infinity wire harness connector from the instrument panel wire harness connector that is secured to the outboard side of the instrument panel bulkhead connector. Disconnect the three wire harness connectors one from the body wire harness, and two from the headlamp and dash wire harness from the three junction block connector receptacles located closest to the dash panel.