Go out and check the oil. She is super clean, still has all the bar tags on all the factory parts, even on drive shaft, springs, links, underneath etc. Then change the oil again. Also, take note of how much fluid is leaking and the frequency of the leak. Ext mirror fell off, dealer said to bad. If your Ram 1500 is too low to the ground to access your drain plug and oil filter, be sure to use jack stands and safe jacking procedures before getting under your Ram 1500. It is common for this seal to wear out and cause leaks.
I say we all get together and start writing nasty letters to Dodge. Fill it back up one quart short. However, it is advisable to verify with your owner's manual. Also with others like 44re, 47re, etc. Always refer to the truck's owner's manual for specific details. Note: it is actually a square drive on the Ram - Dave --Josh B. I believe the servo is located in t … he space between the battery and radiator not sure on this because I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 with the diesel engine which does not use a servo for the cruise control.
This will help you better see where the leak might be coming from. Anyway, the engine light came back on the next day. Also wiggle all the rods and check for excessive play again, a spun bearing. 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. Add a quart of transmission fluid.
Any fluid leak is nothing but frustrating, no matter where it comes from. Cummins filter numbers are available Cummins filters can be purchased at the parts counter of any Cummins repair center. Tranny fluid is a detergent, it will help clean any blockages and build up. . Check the oil pickup, remove it and clean it out.
So basically, if you've lost oil pressure, you'll have to tear the engine down to the bare block to find all damage, but it will probably be cheaper to put a used or reman long block in Feb 08, 2011 If you feel a difference in the vehicles performance it's probably not the sensor. Yes, I had owned it 11 days but only 1. This collects metal that will harm your engine. This article applies to the 4th Generation Dodge Ram 1500 2009-Present. Q: What are the part numbers for a replacement oil plug and washer? Filler Pipe The filler pipe that allows you to add transmission fluid into the transmission has a rubber seal where the pipe enters the transmission case. You should be able to remove the caliper from the rotor it may take some moving it back and forth to get it off.
Why does the little guy always get crapped on? However, the outside temperature can change the vehicle's needs to a different oil viscosity grade. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2nd and 3rd generation 1994-2008. Normally it will be located on one of the valve covers. I just had tranny rebuilt 6 mos. Transmission problems are probably one of the most. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Ram 1500 for potential trouble spots.
Also do not overfill, as this is just as bad as under-filling. Some leaks will only occur when the vehicle is in use. Here we're going to go over transmission leaks and what might be causing them. The fluid level is fine. Use large C clamp, to clamp across the top of the disc brake caliper, placing one of the feet of the clamp on the disc pad facing you and the other on the back of the … caliper.
It is located on the side of the case. Synthetic or semi-synthetic oils may be used, but oils with any additives are not recommended. Auto trans dipstick level diagram. See for tips about the proper use of the strap wrench. Too bad dodge couldn't help out, especially in these times. For temperatures that range from -20 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, 5W-30 can be used.
Please Dodge I was allways a loyal fan until know, give me a break. It has a gasket between it and the mating surface of the transmission housing. Fill it back up one quart short. Opinions vary, but I use 3500-4500 miles which is usually 125 hours between oil changes. But it may just be a coincidence that both problems started at the same time.
If you have plenty of oil you will need to tow it to a shop. Change the oil, and filter. Yes, the pump can go out that fast. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2009-Present. Manual Transmission Issues Too Much Fluid in Transmission This is a very common cause of fluid leaking out of a manual transmission.