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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-05-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 24,608
Posted By oldhp
2014 RCSB 3.6/8speed. Had the 1-2 and 2-3 surge...

2014 RCSB 3.6/8speed. Had the 1-2 and 2-3 surge when cold. Long story short, new valve body fixed shifting problem. The tech said the VB wasn't holding pressure when cold. This is a known problem...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-05-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By oldhp
Go back to dealer and ask nicely if you can sit...

Go back to dealer and ask nicely if you can sit in truck holding the steering wheel exactly how you want it while they reset the toe-in. My dealer did, and the steering wheel is exactly how I want it.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By oldhp
Update #2. New valve body installed with 8qts of...

Update #2. New valve body installed with 8qts of new trans fluid, cleared and re-flashed the trans module again for a fresh relearn with new parts installed. Evidently my truck hasn't been shifting...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By oldhp
Update #1. Dealer called, changing out the valve...

Update #1. Dealer called, changing out the valve body. Evidently known problem , VB not controlling oil pressure when cold causing weird upshifts. I hope this did not hurt the inner clutch packs buy...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By oldhp
Spoke too soon.............when cold RPM's...

Spoke too soon.............when cold RPM's jumping up banging into 2nd gear again(actually got 2nd gear scratch), 3rd not so bad. I let it idle for 25mins to fully warm up, ZERO problems shifting,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-10-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By oldhp
Thunderhorse, So far better each cold start....

Thunderhorse, So far better each cold start. Weird, almost 1K miles and finally it doesn't jump up in RPM's as it shifts to 2nd gear, at 500 miles it started shifting to 3rd correctly. At it's worst...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By oldhp
Ask exactly what they fixed.

Ask exactly what they fixed.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-02-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By oldhp
That's what they used on mine. I don't know what...

That's what they used on mine. I don't know what they saw, but they said trans module was erased and re-flashed with the most up-to-date quick learn program RAM has out. I am happy to say the tranny...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-28-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By oldhp
Mopar MO-394 cartridge filter at dealer is under...

Mopar MO-394 cartridge filter at dealer is under $7. Don't torque the oil filter cap, turn on/in until it bottoms/stops. I used a grease pencil to mark the cap before taking off, screw in until marks...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-25-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By oldhp
Check engine light will come on for a lot of...

Check engine light will come on for a lot of different reasons. Gas cap loose to bad solenoid in transmission. If the intake air temp is really 100 and the air temp sensor is telling the ECU its...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-23-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By oldhp
bubba33, Mine has it. You go to vehicle info,...

bubba33, Mine has it. You go to vehicle info, scroll to oil life monitor and reset it. NO throttle stuff. Yes, I know what the manual says, don't understand why. Maybe not all RAM trucks have the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By oldhp
Got truck back from dealer. They erased the trans...

Got truck back from dealer. They erased the trans module program and installed the newest one available. It will learn how I drive just as it was a new truck again. They said it will shift really...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 03-23-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By oldhp
I'm just going to keep using the factory MaMopar...

I'm just going to keep using the factory MaMopar one. Probably over thinking the oil filter thing.....................
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 03-23-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,281
Posted By oldhp
I just changed mine today.....1/2" drain...

I just changed mine today.....1/2" drain plug......15/16" oil filter cap. Screw on filter cap until it stops....DON'T TORQUE IT!!!!!! RAM mechanic said that's why the oil filter/oil cooler plastic...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-19-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By oldhp
chrisze1, I know that is what the manual says to...

chrisze1, I know that is what the manual says to do, but why then can you re-set OLM with buttons on steering wheel??? I just took truck uptown, shifted so hard into 2nd gear I swear it scratched...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-19-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By oldhp
Resetting OLM with the pedal, trans now shifts stupid.

I took my 2014 Express 3.6/8 speed trans for free oil change at the dealer. Left dealership and the transmission acts like its on crack. 1-2 shift jumps 400 RPM and HITS 2nd, same on 2-3 shift. Cold...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 03-09-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By oldhp
K&N Oil Filter PS-7026

Has anybody used this oil filter yet in their 3.6?
Thanks In Advance!
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-28-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By oldhp
You don't need to re-align front end to get...

You don't need to re-align front end to get steering wheel straight. Have them hook up machine, hop in the truck putting wheel where you want it, then all they do is reset the toe-in, simple.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-24-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By oldhp
The left front camber is barely out of spec, but...

The left front camber is barely out of spec, but not really that bad. Everything else looks good. How does it drive? Pulling? Keep a close eye on tires for scuffing.
Forum: Oil Change 02-24-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
Posted By oldhp
If RP has the API insignia on it, its good to...

If RP has the API insignia on it, its good to run. Todays oils are so good now, to me, it doesn't matter. My friend has a 500c.i. BBC in a rail......he uses NAPA Gold oil filter & NAPA 10W40...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-17-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By oldhp
+1 on the notepad, and write on it in front of...

+1 on the notepad, and write on it in front of them. Makes them nervous. Date, time, WHO, their answer.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 02-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By oldhp
www.maxtracsuspension.com...

www.maxtracsuspension.com (http://www.maxtracsuspension.com) 1-877-929-3015
They have front lift coil springs.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-12-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By oldhp
Raising the front end changes the front/rear...

Raising the front end changes the front/rear weight bias when you accelerate hard. You probably also changed the instant center angle of the rear control arms, which makes the tires bite then slip,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-10-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By oldhp
www.maxtracsuspension.com...

www.maxtracsuspension.com (http://www.maxtracsuspension.com) 1-877-929-3015
They have front lift coil springs.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-07-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,244
Posted By oldhp
Mobil 1 wasn't the problem. GM's OLM was set...

Mobil 1 wasn't the problem. GM's OLM was set wrong. Did they re-flash OLM when engine overhaul was done? Hmmm.........
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