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Forum: Electrical Today, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By ramvan2500
If it is lacking ground check for a bad ground to...

If it is lacking ground check for a bad ground to the PDM. I don't know exactly how the wiring is on that specific truck, but it's possible for a "dirty ground" and I don't mean corrosion. The PDM...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By ramvan2500
I meant that you don't want the battery terminals...

I meant that you don't want the battery terminals to have any frays. If you have soldiered terminals you do not want any corrosion or loose strands of wire, and the same is true for crimp style. Be...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By ramvan2500
With the right tools electrical gremlins are...

With the right tools electrical gremlins are pretty easy. First start with the basics. Completely disconnect both batteries and hook up a voltmeter to each one. You want to see about 12.6V. Then hook...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By ramvan2500
You should have purchased an oscilloscope to...

You should have purchased an oscilloscope to check all the sensors. Anyways. If it were a sensor it would probably be something related to vacuum such as the MAP sensor. What would be helpful is if...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-09-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By ramvan2500
How did they check the distributor timing? It...

How did they check the distributor timing? It cannot be checked with a timing gun. The distributor timing is actually fuel synchronization. The PCM uses the CPS and CKP to determine when to inject...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-09-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By ramvan2500
The thing stalling out every now and again can...

The thing stalling out every now and again can sometimes be due to low transmission fluid (sounds wacky, but it's true), just check the level top off if needed. If that isn't the case I would start...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 05-08-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By ramvan2500
You got it. I hope someone chimes in soon too. I...

You got it. I hope someone chimes in soon too. I hate to leave people hanging in the sun too long
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-08-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By ramvan2500
Maybe a used truck might need a basic tune up? I...

Maybe a used truck might need a basic tune up? I would look to see if the TPS sensor has any glitches in the waveform.
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 05-08-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By ramvan2500
Can you grab the bottom of the door and move it...

Can you grab the bottom of the door and move it up and down? It might just be some worn bushings or as someone else said a good lube job.
Forum: Heating & Cooling 05-08-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By ramvan2500
The blower motor resistor is probably in the HVAC...

The blower motor resistor is probably in the HVAC plenum box, most likely.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 05-08-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By ramvan2500
Tow and haul mode is similar to the O/D on off...

Tow and haul mode is similar to the O/D on off switch. The key difference is the tow haul mode will not only disengage overdrive but will also change the shift points for later shifts since...
Forum: Dodge Ram SS/T - Indy 05-08-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By ramvan2500
Sounds like you may need to get ready for an...

Sounds like you may need to get ready for an overhaul. Do you know if some bozo installed a shift kit before you purchased the truck?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-08-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By ramvan2500
Replace under principle if unsure of condition....

Replace under principle if unsure of condition. It's very old thinking from a time when spark plugs were considered expensive to keep reusing plugs or to wait until something ignition related happens...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 05-08-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By ramvan2500
If you're reusing the old PCM you need the EGR.

If you're reusing the old PCM you need the EGR.
Forum: Body & Interior 05-08-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By ramvan2500
I've had to deal with a similar issue with my...

I've had to deal with a similar issue with my van. A low cost method would be to mechanically remove it using an angle grinder and plenty of wire brushes. Try to remove as much as you can especially...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 05-08-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By ramvan2500
lol yea. Check to see if the compressor is...

lol yea. Check to see if the compressor is kicking on, or put your hands on the refrigerant lines. The small line is your liquid line and should be pretty warm the larger line is a suction line and...
Forum: Electrical 01-19-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By ramvan2500
That would do it alright. I'd remove the grounds...

That would do it alright. I'd remove the grounds clean them and reseat for security.
Forum: Dodge Ram Vans 01-18-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By ramvan2500
You're welcome. I'm glad to help. I'll have to...

You're welcome. I'm glad to help. I'll have to take photos from the manual and put them on google (if I haven't already) I'll have them for you today likely tomorrow.
Forum: Electrical 01-18-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By ramvan2500
Check the connector on the outside of the...

Check the connector on the outside of the transmission. Check the wires, check the ECM connector. The transmission fluid is non conductive so it technically won't short internally, but they do fail.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-18-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By ramvan2500
Sounds right to me. Glad you fixed it!...

Sounds right to me. Glad you fixed it! :smiley_thumbs_up:
Forum: Dodge Ram Vans 01-18-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By ramvan2500
You're welcome. If needed I can set you up with...

You're welcome. If needed I can set you up with the instructions from the service manual.
Forum: Dodge Ram Vans 01-18-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By ramvan2500
If your van had LSD it's self contained. All...

If your van had LSD it's self contained. All dodge vans 94 up as I know have rear ABS standard. AWAL was an option.
Forum: Dodge Ram Vans 01-18-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By ramvan2500
I've towed a 32' travel trailer just fine with...

I've towed a 32' travel trailer just fine with mine. It can maintain highway speed and passes just fine. I wouldn't drive crazy even if I was towing a 12 foot utility trailer. If you really desire a...
Forum: Drive Line 01-17-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By ramvan2500
I emailed you.

I emailed you.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-17-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By ramvan2500
Check IAC valve as a start.

Check IAC valve as a start.
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