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No guessing here.Plain old gear lube.90wt. not 120.

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Nov 01, 2009


check the fuel injector....some times there may be dust accumulated in it......engine misfiring may also be a reason for such a fault as u said....... jus check these two conditions....surely one of this ll be a problem from my view.. good luck!!!!!

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Oct 22, 2009


The crankshaft position sensor may have been damaged during the tranny swap. It is on the top right side of the block at the rear of the engine.

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Oct 16, 2009


Cjk your charging sysrem at the battery. The alternator should ce charging in this range. 13,6v to `4,2v. Remove and clean the negative battery connection, Whether it's a post or side terminal, remove and clean Your headlights created a deman, A loose or bad connection created the load and the alternatied to meet the demand taking out a bulb and overheating said wires. Headlights are yor second highest losd in a vehicle. All witing and connections must be tight and clean. Look closely at the battery grd. You want to find what in specific caused it. Good Luck_Ned_

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Sep 28, 2009


The head light switches are common to go out.

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Sep 28, 2009


sound like you have a vacume problem . the brakes have vacume asistbooster , check the the vacume line and the valae at the vacume booster ,this is the big round canister behinde the master break cylinder
hope this is usefull

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Sep 16, 2009


to do this job correctly you will need to uso a igntion and computer from a 318 truck . the v6 used a coil pac and the v8 uses a single coil this would be the best way to go and will save you a lot of problems later

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Sep 16, 2009


this could be seveal things ,if it is running now and no more problems you my have had a vaper lock in the fuel line ,as for the rear seal thseal is around 20.00 bucks but this is a fairly labor intensive job

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Sep 16, 2009


you may need to use a six point socket ,

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Sep 16, 2009


Sounds like you found your problem.

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Aug 26, 2009


thi sounds like the fuel pump ,you can check this by terning on the ignition you should hear a huing sound from the tank , this may take two people ,or you kan put your hand on the top of the tank and feal for a vibration . if you dont hear or feal any thing then the search begins , fuse , relay ,wireing, pump hope this helps reed420

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Aug 12, 2009


WELL IF YOU ARE IN AREA ABOVE 0'F 10W30 IF BELOW 32'F 5W30

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Aug 12, 2009


JUST MAKE SURE THERE IS NO CORROSION AROUND THE TERMINALS AND TRY STARTING, IF THERE IS STILL NO SPARK YOU MAY NEED TO GET A NEW COIL

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Jul 17, 2009


check the RED 10Amp fuse No17 located at the glove compartment fusebox

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Jun 28, 2009


The only way to reset the system is to disconnect battery cables for 10 minutes and before connecting the cables touch together to completely make sure there is no power left in the system

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Jun 06, 2009


sounds like the sending unit on your fuel pump is faulty, I dont know it it is worth to you to have the pump removed and fixed, could be a little expensive

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on May 27, 2009


drain the fluid, take the old seal off clean where the old seal was with some brake cleaner. replace seal with a new one or the gasket sealer in a tube spread evenly put cover back on fill back up with gear oil up to the hole in the rear end

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on May 14, 2009


when the A/C clutch switches on/off you need to check the freon level if needed purchase a diy kit from the auto parts store with the gauge to accuratly fill the system with (r-134) hose will only fit one fitting

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on May 14, 2009


1997 Dodge Ram Truck Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Constant 12v+ Wire: Red
Car Radio Switched 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Chassis
Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Orange/White
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger: Yellow
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Behind the glove box.
Front Speakers Size: N/A
Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Red
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Violet
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Blue/Red
Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/Yellow
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Light Blue
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Blue/Orange

1997 Dodge Ram | Answered on Apr 28, 2009

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