If they aren't, something isn't allowing the coolant to flow to the heater core. Vehicles designed to Rubin higher octane could knock when accelerated hard or under load and the knock sensor will retard timing for which will cause decreased acceleration and worse gas mileage. You should be able to remove the caliper from the rotor it may take some moving it back and forth to get it off. He stated I needed receipts proving 20 oil changes. Having fewer springs allowed each spring to be longer and have a lower rate for better vibration damping with the same torque capacity as the previous design. Due to the other problems Iv had with the truck cracked Dashboard, and several different interior items breaking and failing, other engine issues and the paint oxidizing to me its not worth putting a new engine in this truck now. Visit Topic or reply to this email to respond.
Ford and General Motors have redesigned their trucks in recent years, and Toyota joined the full-size market last year with the Tundra. The Ram has much to offer, but its rivals are a couple of steps ahead in features and innovation. Grab them under the hood, and see if they are hot. Aided by a larger spark plug gap, the system increased responsiveness, though horsepower and torque ratings remained the same as in 1996: 175 hp 4,800 rpm and 225 lb-feet of torque 3,200 rpm. Launched in 1986 for the 1987 Dakota , the engine was a stopgap, but it was good enough to last 13 years. In Reply To GeorgeSanJose September 1 Try a couple tanks of 87.
The truck is a Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4X4 with the 4. When the throttle was blipped, it popped; when given a lot of throttle, it revved and ran normally. Do this test by removing the pcv vale on the pasenger side of the engine plugi … ng the hole in the valve cover and installing a vacume-pressure gauge to the hose connected to the air cleaner on the driver side. The information provided herein is a reference provided to you at no charge. I obviously then checked the gauges and there was no oil pressure. If they are, your problem is at the heater core.
Rear-wheel antilock brakes are standard on the 1500 series, and a four-wheel antilock system is standard on the 2500 and 3500 models. Driving Impressions Dodge injected a strong dose of excitement into the full-size pickup market with the evocative Ram. Rear-wheel antilock brakes are standard on the 1500 series, and a four-wheel antilock system is standard on the 2500 and 3500 models. The rear doors are hinged at the rear and cannot be opened until the front doors are opened. Visit Topic or reply to this email to respond.
Show full review Vehicle Overview Dodge shook up the full-size pickup market in 1994 with bold styling on a new Ram that resembled the imposing appearance of a long-haul big rig. If you havent done a tune-up lately its the perfect time to get to the distributor. Ford and General Motors have redesigned their trucks in recent years, and Toyota joined the full-size market last year with the Tundra. The center portion of the split bench includes a folding storage armrest with enough space to store a laptop computer. I went to the Dealership and George told me the motor had to be replaced and it would not be covered under the warranty at a cost of 7000. So I took it to a another garage for a second opinion.
The electronic transmission control unit could shift to third gear and engage the converter clutch if transmission oil temperature reached its upper limit. Club Cabs, Quad Cabs and four-wheel-drive regular cabs get a standard 230-hp 5. They shared a Holley throttle body, until the Magnum versions, and used a non-vacuum advance distributor. I soon noticed that the oil pressure was dropping off. A shift pattern insert snapped into the top of the knob, concealing the locking nut.
At the time, the 318 was producing 230 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. With manual transmissions, the lever position was determined by human factors engineering and jury evaluation. Either that or the control on your dash isn't getting power. That I would more than likely have this problem recur and I have. The heavy-duty 2500 and 3500 models also are available with a turbocharged 5. Longer, lower rate disc damper springs reduced gear rattle on diesels.
A resilient knob was threaded onto the shifter and locked in place with a nut recessed in the top. Ford and General Motors have redesigned their trucks in recent years, and Toyota joined the full-size market last year with the Tundra. They shared third gear and overdrive ratios 1:1 and 0. The lockup torque converter clutch engaged at highway cruising speeds, when the transmission was in the highest gear selected - overdrive or, when overdrive was locked out by the driver, third direct gear. The gaskets on the 4. I had the dealership complete 2 oil changes and then a local garage do another the rest I did myself. Disconnect the electrical connectors at the windshield washer reservoir and remove the reservoir from the fan … shroud.
The Dakota Quad Cab, which has four conventional doors, is more accommodating and comfortable, despite being considerably smaller. You can use a wire to suspend the caliper off to one side while removing the rotor. Its sad that a vehicle that's only 9 years old is in as bad shape not from me not taking care of it I did my best as it is. I found the price to have this work done was around 750. Second, check for power at the blower motor itself. Seven years later, the Ram still looks fresh but now has the oldest design among full-size pickups.
Dodge was the first with a four-door full-size pickup, introducing the Quad Cab for the 1998 model year. I do not disagree there is a sludge that is the problem. Does cold air come out your vents? The current Ram will continue through the 2001 model year, and Dodge plans to introduce a new version for 2002. Moving forward 6 years now I am still limping this truck along just have not had the money to put a new engine in. They decided, however, to do me one better and figured if a little fertilizer was good, then a lot would be really good! Gas mileage was roughly 2 mpg better than the Magnum 318.