All air entering the engine intake must be filtered. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. Chrysler also reported that the plug-in pickups delivered peak average fuel economy of 37. Units Affected 4648270 The Cummins diesel has always been a popular choice within the Ram nee Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck lineup, and a recent recall will see 186,099 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks flagged for abnormally high levels of soot production. It is available only in the six-foot bed, two-door, regular cab model with two-wheel-drive only. Also, the Laramie's fat T-bar shifter has chrome bulges that seem like they would be release buttons, but they aren't -- pressing them is merely frustrating. The new Ram is not an all-new truck.
In addition, Quad and Crew Cab models are also expected to be offered. Dodge has announced that it would use a hybrid transmission developed jointly with and. For both 2015 and 2016 Cummins had broken the torque records for any massed produced road worthy vehicle in the United States. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700. The right rear has a drink well underfloor and the subwoofer underseat. Models without the full gauge package had only indicator lights in the place of the temperature and oil pressure gauges.
Previously, Ram was part of the line of light trucks. As a side note you can denote the 5. When folded down, the rear seat can recline up to 37 degrees for passenger comfort. In 2010, the brand was separated from Dodge. The Ram 2500 features a standard five-speed automatic with overdrive, an optional six-speed automatic, or a six-speed manual transmission with an ultra-low first gear for potent trailer-towing capability.
Crew Cab and Quad Cab models are rated at 5,700 lb 2,585 kg and 5,800 lb 2,631 kg respectively. All models offered for 2012 continue to be available for 2013 with the addition of a new trim, the Laramie, Longhorn, Limited. How about better mileage, more power and increased driveability? However, the Ram does have some advantages of its own — notably the availability of the people-pampering Mega Cab and multiple best-in-class maximum tow ratings — that could figure into any purchase decision. If your vehicle has tires of a different size than the size indicated on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label, you should determine the proper tire inflation pressure for those. The Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks offer two different engines for two different kinds of customers. A rear axle was used on heavy duty 2500 V8 Rams.
Rear became standard equipment in 1989. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Each delivers outstanding performance and is available with a choice of transmissions. Set the parking brake if you must leave the vehicle. The 3500 regular cab comes only as a dual-rear-wheel model.
In order to do this, the customer would also have to select the Popular Equipment Package on both models. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. They also were offered along with 6. Cummins eschewed the traditional V-8 engine design, instead opting for the in-line six-cylinder for simplicity and easy maintenance. As far as is concerned, we've reached the point of diminishing returns in making half-ton pickups bigger and increasing load capacities at every redesign. Operating Precautions Avoid Overheating The Engine The temperature of the engine coolant antifreeze a mixture of 50% ethylene-glycol and 50% water must not exceed the normal range of the temperature gauge 240°F.
Standard tank size didn't change. To guarantee optimum performance of the system, keep the surfaces of the charge air cooler, condenser and radiator clean and free of debris. Torque is the twisting force generated inside the engine to allow the diesel to haul tremendous payloads. Added to the line up was a new 488 cubic inch 8. The recall began on March 27, 2017. Examine the gauges carefully, and follow the instructions contained below for each indicated problem. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N49.
The Ram 3500 has three axle ratios 3. Almost 100% of all heavy duty trucks are diesel-powered because of the fuel economy, rugged durability, and high torque which permits pulling heavy loads. For 2007, Dodge changed the tail lights. The demonstration is a program jointly funded by Chrysler and the that includes the first-ever factory-produced vehicles capable of reverse power flow. These trucks basically come with the option of a light-duty pickup truck, as would be common for most regular users, or it can also be purchased as a cab-chassis, which would be common for commercial applications or work trucks.
Aimed at farmers, the Harvest Edition adds features that are otherwise optional on the Big Horn and Lone Star, such as seventeen-inch chrome-clad aluminum-alloy wheels with all-terrain tires on 4X4 models, the U Connect 8. Available on nearly all 2500s and 3500s, this refined, rugged and super-clean diesel develops 350 horsepower with a heady 650 pound-feet of torque at 1500 rpm when backed with its available six-speed automatic or 610 pound-feet at 1400 rpm with the standard six-speed manual transmission. The front drive axles in these Rams were unique in the fact they did not have , but featured a. The forward third of the frame has similar architecture but more high-strength steel for weight reduction, and current front suspension geometry gets aluminum uppers and knuckles that take 10 lb off each front corner. Part of this delay was due to the then new 5. Use of incorrect fuel could result in engine and exhaust system damage.
The company reported that the demonstration fleet had collectively accumulated 1. Never pour diesel fuel, flammable liquid, starting fluids ether into the air cleaner canister, air intake piping, or turbocharger inlet in an attempt to start the vehicle. If not prompted by the Engine Oil Indicator System within 7,500 miles 12 000 km or 6 months since the last oil and filter change, change the engine oil and engine oil filter. A Rebel Black Edition Package is available that adds black accents to the Rebel. These radios add a full-color, 8. Additional shiny bits and chrome wheels are parts of higher trim levels, but no Ram truck includes a locking tailgate. Each delivers outstanding performance and is available with a choice of transmissions.