Racing engines often used high-viscosity, 50W and even 60W engine oils because they were the only lubricants that could handle the extreme pressures and temperatures. The stalling problem is dangerous since I never know when it will happen and it has happened several times while taking a sharp corner on my street. Contemporary production engines are machined and assembled to extremely tight tolerances. About 2 months ago a light lifter tapping begin at start up but went away within 1st mile. Lasts up to 1 year or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first.
The failure mileage was 59,000 and the current was unknown. This is a major issue and muliple people and model years have had the same issue. The vehicle has been to the dealership approximately seven times since the purchasing date. Dodge refuses to cover the damage. I have a 05 Dodge Ram 1500 that stalls when slowing down to stop or take corners. Hopefully, this will fix the issue permanently, but I have my doubts.
When the vehicle stalled in heavy traffic a crash could occur. BoostedMotorsports recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Drove fine for a day then started doing the same thing. Found many other people with same problem. That's the reason for the part number difference. The contact stated that while driving 40 mph the vehicle would stall.
Truck stalls intermitently while in reverse or shifting from reverse to forward. The oil pump has to be working or I would have burn the engine up right? The dealer has investigated two or three times. The last time this happened I was in rush hour traffic with both lanes turning left. I posted a thread on hemi oil capacity becuse my dealer was charging me for 8 quarts of oil. One dealer obviously made a typo or are trying to steal some money from you. Another way it will stall is getting onto the freeway at about 30 to 40 mph the truck will stall and just shut off. I almost hit 2 teachers because of this.
Once completely stopped the tachometer jolts up and down, making the truck lurch forward, and will sometimes stall completely. Always refer to the truck's owner's manual for specific details. I mention what the dealership said and what I researched online. There's no minimum or maximum orders. I have seen all over the internet how widespread this problem is and Dodge has done nothing about it. It could be as simple as a connector wiggling loose.
The manufacturer stated that there was no mechanical failure and no parts available. Someone will be hurt in one of these instances. The technician advised that the computer should have shut down the engine when as pressure was lost. Today, nothing could be further from the truth. Just pour in with old oil, let idle around 15 minutes do not drive! I had the radio of and the fan on low with only road noise and I had no idea the engine had stalled.
I looked and it says I was running hot. PrefCust 1 Any one of the filters below are suitable to be used in your vehicle. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Ram 1500 and that the filter is being changed too. Either of the lubricants below are specific for this vehicle and meet manufacture's recommended lubrication specification. Now our warranty is over as a consequence and Dodge is not wanting to fix the problem even though we reported this prior to our warranty expiring. I changed the sending unit 5 days ago seemed to work fro about a day.
Dodge recommends using 89-octane fuel in the Hemi, but 87 octane is acceptable. I have driven it for mile with no registered pressure on the gage and no problems. Also, what I would like you to do is this. I am very much afraid for my family being that this is the only vehicle I own and is a single parent and need my vehicle. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Ram 1500 and how to check the transmission fluid level. Due to the mileage on the vehicle the dealership will not trade the vehicle.