This forces me to turn very slowly which is painful for me and anyone unfortunate enough to be behind me. Here we go again, back to them, this time they did a tune-up saying that they needed to eliminate any mixed signals in the diagnostics. . The fluid level is fine. For older transfer cases, you can upgrade to newer synthetic base fluids, but you should rebuild or at least replace the old seals as additives in synthetic fluids may not be compatible with old seals. Changing out the fluid in your transmission is a daunting. Even further than where they are! This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2009-Present.
Well guess what the F-ing engine light came back on again! This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2nd. I drove it a day and a half and the check engine light came on. Then I replaced all ball joints and u-joints just for peace of mind. I brought it to the dealer and they said the torque converter was slipping. Dodge will not acknowledge that there is a problem. In many cases, this is enough for the oil to start seeping out on all sides of the transmission pan, but you want to bring one side of it down first to control the flow of oil into the drain pan.
Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. With your other hand, thread in all of the bolts until they are finger tight. She is super clean, still has all the bar tags on all the factory parts, even on drive shaft, springs, links, underneath etc. In the corner of the pan there is a magnet that collects metal shavings and debris, so they cannot be sucked into the valve bodies and cause potential damage. The larger V-8 engine found in the Dodge Ram is 5.
Follow the instructions on the package, and make sure you remove all metal shavings before re-installing the pan. If the transmission fluid level on your Ram 1500 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Stumble accross this spreadsheet and thought it might be useful. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out. Refer to 19, Steering for proper fill and bleed procedures. This operation should not be done on a hot transmission.
Let the oil drain out of one side first. We know you love your Dodge Ram 1500 and want to make sure it's taken care of maybe he or she even has a name? Fill it half with half the bottle, then check the dipstick, then put in half of that half-bottle a quarter of the bottle in , check, and repeat until you get it to the appropriate level. In a crisscross pattern torque the bolts to 12 ft-lbs. There is a plug in the side of the transmission as well that is the filler plug, however it is more convenient to pour through the shifter once you remove it. Posted on Feb 25, 2010 15 quarts is total capacity of transmission, toprque converter, lines and the cooling reservoir. Input speed sensor and out put speed seed sensor.
When adding transmission fluid to your Ram 1500, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. It's 7 years old but only had 100175 K's on her. The output speed sensor provides the signal for the speedometer over 11 mph. The two large transmission pan holes house the Torx bolts. Is your oil mysteriously disappearing? Only had this truck for 3 days when the engine light went on. This is a quick vlog to show what steps I took when I pulled the pan off the automatic transmission on my 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 with a 5 inch lift kit and 35 inch tires. They said I couldn't because the sales tax on the sale had already been sent to the state.
He still drives it but can not park like most people he has to be able to pull out straight. Now transmission is acting up again!!! With regard to vehicle maintenance, changing the automatic transmission fluid and filter is often overlooked. Ext mirror fell off, dealer said to bad. As of 2010, Ram offers its own brand with the 1500 model. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Please be careful when dealing with Dodge, they are slick, as much as I love my truck, I will never buy another one. Over the years, lubricant specifications and service requirements have changed which can make choosing the correct fluid for your Transfer Case difficult.
Step 2 — Clean and inspect the transmission Leave the drain pan and cardboard in place, and let the transmission continue to drip while you are cleaning it. Please Dodge I was allways a loyal fan until know, give me a break. Many thanks for listening to me cry! The ring around the magnet is all debris. They put in a new torque converter and that fixed the problem so they said but I still can't get the truck back because now they found something else wrong some governor body for the transmission. You only need a few basic tools, and it can be done in one afternoon in the comfort of your own garage.
Remove the bolts, remove the filter, and pour the oil into your drain pan. Looks like it was hardly ever used. I am so angry and frustrated because we can not afford to have it fixed yet and he needs to use it for work. This article applies to the 4th Generation Dodge Ram 1500 2009-Present. Your vehicle's transmission is responsible for.