Changed oil pressure sensor with oem. The place refunded my money and redid the oil change and then said next oil change is free also. I would hate to see you pay the price I did. I have 2017 ram eco diesel When I take it to the dealer they tell me I should change my ever 10000 k and the fuel filter every 20000 k. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2011 Ram 1500. How often does the 2017 Ram 1500 need an oil change? Remove necessary air filter tubing at throttle body. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your 1500.
For most Rams, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. At 70 mph, gauge reads 40-45 psi. With the water mixing oil will slide with 0 pressure, with loose tolerance of lower engine mass rotation slop is present. Drops down to 5 psi. Feel free to call me at 210-701-2440.
Contemporary production engines are machined and assembled to extremely tight tolerances. Replace Pcv valve change oil and use a mechanical gauge for accuracy. Not sure what to do here. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. So, after certain time interval to ensure smoother and secure performance of the vehicle.
It shuts off 2 cylinders,Keeps them from firing when your cruising along down the highway. Register now to gain access to all of our features. I am like you,old school. I'm sitting here looking at it and it looks retarded. They said the filters were mislabeled but maybe this was why. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Ram 1500 oil filter wrench.
I have 500 miles on the new truck and bought some Mopar 5w20 and a filter today to do the truck's first change. The manual says to change oil 16000 K and the fuel filter about 32000 K. This message will be removed once you have signed in. Its supposed to be good for the life of the fuel pump, however u can replace individual parts on it but its not recommended replace the whole unit. I haven't been under it much.
This is the same filter that gets used on Chrysler's 1. Remove spark plug from cylinder head using a quality socket with a rubber or foam insert. I change w full synthetic Mobil 1 at every 5000 miles. So, if it came with Copper, use copper plugs, and if it came with platinum, use platinum. You cant put a 10 engine in,or so I'm told. I kept doing small cheap fixes in hopes of it being fixed while driving it at the same time just because i didnt have the money to take it somewhere. I'm not sure why they changed from the 899? Anyways, the oil pressure issue for me was caused by the mds system.
Recently loss of oil pressure at idle,in gear,stopped. 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. Not sure I'll ever make it that far but looks like I'll be spending a bit less on oil with this truck. This can be found on the emission sticker under the hood or often in the owner's manual. Here at Renfrew Chrysler, we combine oil changes with filter replacements and vehicle inspections, helping you get back on the road with that added peace of mind! First thought was oil pump and screen but have to drop the front end and raise motor to do it. If your 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 1500.
When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your 1500 and that the filter is being changed too. However, motor oil degrades in time due to the extreme heat generated by the engine and the physical force exerted by the engine components during such performance. Before installing spark plug cables to either the spark plugs or coils, apply dielectric grease to inside of boots. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your 1500 for potential trouble spots. By Product Expert Posted in , on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 at 5:44 pm Synthetic oil is vitally important to the longevity and durability of your engine, especially in the case of a pickup that works as hard as you do on the worksite and open road. I'm used to doing 3000 mile oil changes, I guess now they're calling for 7500 mile 12000km oil changes.
You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! Cooler lines for the 8 speed? Fixed for about a month. Lubrication of different components of the engine is the main purpose of motor oil. I don't even look at the oil indicators. Today, nothing could be further from the truth. If spark plug being removed is under coil, coil must be removed to gain access to spark plug. What it did was,cause one of the roller tipped lifters to go bad on the roller end and ruin the top end of the engine. Check drive of oil pump.
Now back to same issue. Please ask about the specific code number. Any one that can help would be greatly appreciated. And consumers naturally followed along, assuming that what was good for race cars must be good for their road vehicles. I haven't been under the truck yet, but it must have to do with space limitations. My best advice to you is to stop driving it and take it to dodge for them to check. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.