Once I upgraded the transmission and have it leveled this truck will ride better. I found the price to have this work done was around 750. 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. I still have the original brakes and factory tires and they are not even close to changing yet. On the Ram 1500 lineup, there are three available axle ratios — 3. Have always kept up with regular check ups.
Comments on this entry are closed. If your going to work with your truck I recommend the Mopar parts for any tool boxes or ladder racks. Generally speaking, a bigger engine can tow more, but that also depends on the type of fuel the engine uses, such as diesel or gas. I've replaced a couple of u-joints and would recommend putting new joints with zirk fittings in them if you should need to. All manufacturer installed parts requiring grease are greased and sealed for the life of the part.
The fold up rear seats are a great feature and the metal brackets make it easy hook up for a baby seat in the back. You can team any of these engine options with an 8-speed automatic transmission in either standard two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. A 1997 Dodge Ram Club Cab, 8ft box and 5. If a vacume present gasket is bad. I don't know how Ram has gotten a bad rap about transmissions. Dodge 1500 Interior and Under The Hood The Dodge 1500 first and foremost is a work truck but offer some very refined features that take it well being that of a typical work horse.
My brother bought a Toyoto about the same time and claimed it was the best but now he's driving a 2017 Ram 2500 with a Cummins diesel and says the Toyoto was a joke compared to Ram. This engine actually has a smaller displacement and produces lower maximum horsepower than the larger 3. The largest and the most powerful engine on the Ram 1500 lineup is the 5. Even if you can't grease them, it's a good idea to check them once in a while; just have a look at the list below, and check them out. It could be anywhe … re from 9000 lbs to 6700lbs. If there is positive pressure present it's ok.
Also the number of people that will be in the towing vehicle must be factored in to the total amount. I also plow snow in the winter time with it. If you havent done a tune-up lately its the perfect time to get to the distributor. I recommend a cold air intake to improve fuel economy. Or ur over weight, truck unable to pull the weight and Brakes won't stop the vehicle. This makes winter driving a bit more relaxing especially in states with Ice problems.
Have babied my truck that was built for me, looks fantastic! Ilooked up how much is suppose to be … in there and found what BriamMette says, 5qts. Have 155k Miles on it and looks new , drives great! I currently drive the truck as a daily driver and tow from time to time. In order to help you decide if the Dodge Ram 1500 is right for you we have included an infographics for you to view. This is the best truck I have ever own. This pick-up was ranked second in the U.
This is the best pickup I've owned of many for my Colorado ranch. What is the oil capacity for a 1996 dodge ram 1500 5. If you don't have the gauge you can use your finger to cover the hose on the driver side for a couple of seconds to detect the vacume or pressure. ~this is just being a smart ass. Look under the truck and follow the gas line from the tank to the engine. This engine generates 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque and has a towing capacity ranging from 4,850 3.
The base axle ratio on 4×4 or 4×2 diesel trucks is 3. A few possibilities are: loose wheel lug nuts if the discs are slip-on type then they are retained only by the caliper and wheel nuts , out of round or unbalanced disc, seized or sticking caliper piston, seized or sticking caliper guide rails. Take it for test spin, collect my 12 pack they bought the parts and we're all happy! Well first off on my Avenger… Another thing to know is that most modern vehicles have the fuel pump in the gas tank and the gas is what keeps the fuel pump cooled. This is my sixth Ram I have owned. For Dodge Dakota years 1987 to 1996: The vehicle must be on level ground with full fuel tank and all tire pressures checked and adjusted as necessary. Often times the difference is thousands of pounds of additional towing capacity which translates to you being able to tow a much bigger trailer.