The tag provides the transfer case model number, assembly number, serial number, and low range ratio. However the vehicle must be stopped or moving very slowly to shift into 4L range. If this is difficult, use the strap wrench to finish tightening the filter. Pull the dipstick and make sure oil is at or slightly above the full mark if it is not, go back to step 12 and try again. The killer dowel pin is now famous for causing expensive engine damage, but Cummins reports that far more engines have been heavily damaged by the foil that is used to seal oil jugs. Standard Metric Fluid Spec Note Air Cond Refrigerant 5.
The engine required Dodge to substantially over-engineer its Ram pickups to accommodate the new diesel engine. Place belt over water pump pulley. They installed a high-volume oil cooler and optimized the cooling system by using computational fluid dynamics. 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. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these figures may vary. The odor appears to reduce in intensity as the engine oil ages, usually after the first 300 to 500 miles following the oil change.
A synchro mechanism consists of a brass stop ring, synchro hub with three struts and two retaining springs, and the sliding clutch. Place a large bucket 3 gal minimum! How do I remove it? There are several flashes and updates available from the dealer for this module. Q: The oil filter will not come off the engine. Pour the old oil into jugs and drain the filter into a jug. Grease the front suspension and steering components and adjust the rear brakes. There have been documented failures of Fram and Wix filters.
Clean your tools and then throw away the oily rag - it can spontaneously combust if not disposed of properly. Torque was rated at 610 foot-pounds. Q: What are the part numbers for a replacement oil plug and washer? Refrigerant and oil capacity guides are based on data provided by sources such as AllData and Mitchell. Dodge sought to match its competitors, Ford and General Motors, with a diesel engine that was engineered like a big rig truck. The information provided herein is a reference provided to you at no charge.
Q: After an oil change, I get a horible, heavy oil smell. Make sure that the old rubber gasket is still on the filter. You will need to be turning the filter clockwise as looking down from the top of the engine. This funnel, which is made from a 2-cycle oil bottle, keeps the oil from spilling on the engine. Stumble accross this spreadsheet and thought it might be useful.
If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. Over the years, lubricant specifications and service requirements have changed which can make choosing the correct fluid for your Transfer Case difficult. Run the engine enough to warm and circulate the oil, but not long enough top make the oil too hot to handle. Start the engine and check the filter gasket closely for leaks. A variation may be observed from vehicle to vehicle due to manufacturing tolerance and refill procedure.
Most 2006 Dodge diesels were equipped with 325 horsepower. An identification tag is attached to the rear case of every transfer case. Use only the specified O-ring seals as they are made of a special material for the R-134a system. Variable valve timing uses a hydraulic cam phasing system under computer control developed by Chrysler. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Ram 1500 for potential trouble spots. . You should always attempt to verify the information with your vehicle manual or information provided on the underhood stick, sometimes also located on the top of the accumulator.
We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Ram 1500. This machined plug features a thick shoulder, a 13 mm hex head, and a strong snap-on magnet to trap metal filings. Finally, the new compressor must be refilled with the same amount of new refrigerant oil that was drained out of the old compressor. Slip a plastic grocery bag, zip-lock, or bread sack under the filter and pull it up around the filter body. This allowed an engine lifespan of 300,000 miles before its first major rebuild. Be sure belt is properly seated on all pulleys. Let the oil drain while you go to the engine top.
Please ask about the specific code number. If spark plug being removed is under coil, coil must be removed to gain access to spark plug. Park the truck safely , set the parking brake, and spread a ground sheet just behind the left front wheel and under the truck. Drive sprockets and an interconnecting chain are used to transmit engine torque to the front and rear propeller shafts. Connect the wire harness to the clutch field coil wire lead connector 4.