I then did and was initially met with great service and was then met with too bad so sad which resulted in me calling their service center so many times that it bordered on harassment by communication. It is the responsiblility of the installer to verify filter and fitment. I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor. I again complained to them and they said they couldn't help but recommended I contact Chrysler Customer Service Assistance or whatever its called. For the cooling system, the initial fill capacity is 15.
I had to place the emergency parking break on to prevent it from rolling into vehicle behind me because of total break failure. For a larger picture, please click on one of the above images. The five-speed automatic-transmission requires 17 qts. This guide will cover two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, gas V6, V8 and V10 engines, as well as the Cummins turbo-diesel. See the picture of an attempted installation at the bottom of this web page. Numerous parts, including the various shafts and clutches, gears, and the torque converter, were redesigned to handle the high torque of the. The larger V-8 engine found in the Dodge Ram is 5.
Do not continue to drive this … vehicle or you will be spending big bucks for a new transmission. If so I can't find a reset. Oil Change Engine Oil Type 5W-30 3. Are you towing a heavy load? No filter support or extension is needed. If you drive in dusty areas, tow a trailer, idle or drive at low speeds for extended periods, or drive for short periods less than four miles at a time in below freezing temperatures, even smaller intervals are recommended.
My horn does not work and the fuse block does not have one listed. Image shows the inside of the pan. If it is getting hot and you are not towing, you need to seek out a professional to find out why it is getting hot. In 2009, the computer was programmed to let drivers select the highest gear the transmission would shift to, for easier towing, hill climbing, and hill descent. Someone told me they don't have one, the horn is controlled electronically and shuts off if honked too long.
The Dodge Ram 1500 automatic transmission requires Mopar+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent and Mopar manual transmission fluid or equivalent for manual transmissions. Gear ratios were aimed at providing reserve torque. He first thought he might have space for a pan without a step but found that the driver's side had less clearance. Back in 1929, University of Michigan sculptor Avard T. The transmission was well suited for the large torque band of the Hemi V8, 3. It would go into gear, linkage was working but no going.
When adding transmission fluid to your Ram 1500, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Dodge does not call for synthetic, but I figured it wouldn't hurt to use it due to the extreme temperatures this truck goes through. I did a lot of research on the truck prior to purchasing it. When paired with a four-speed transmission, 8. What follows is our quick reference guide for the third modern generation Dodge Ram pickup truck the 2002-2008 Ram 1500. The exhaust is difficult to re-route.
However, it must be checked and adjusted if it has been removed and reinstalled. An internal Chrysler communiqué to dealers summarized the change in a similar fashion. Left driver side of pan and drain hole. If the transmission fluid level on your Ram 1500 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. The 1500 model provides three engine choices; the fluid capacities vary accordingly. The horn relay for a 2006 dodge ram is in the battery junction box in the engine compartment.
The first out of the gate was the , a heavier-duty automatic created essentially by using a similar clutch and hydraulic control system, with different planetary gears. Heat is the biggest enemy of a transmission. The filter attaches to the valve body of the transmission so no filter supports or extensions are needed. Installer is responsible for installation, function and fitment. Pump capacity was increased to deal with heat more effectively.
It also features three multiple disc input clutches, three multiple disc holding clutches, and a dual internal filter system one primary filter for transmission sump, one for the fluid cooler return system. This article needs additional citations for. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Optional Machining for Temperature Sending Unit This pan has a location on the driver's side that can be machined for use with aftermarket sensors and gages. A separate window or tab will open showing a bigger picture. Long story short towed vehicle into the shop the said the torque converter exploded, in turn took the pump and tranny out. Refer to 19, Steering for proper fill and bleed procedures.
If you need more guidance, or even step by step instructions and a video demonstration, check out our , or get the , or our. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. My Ram is actually a 2006, so obviously they didn't fix the horrible problem. I assumed we'd been rear-ended because it launched me all the way forward, however it was not the case. For a picture, see the installation on a Dakota below.