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Forum: Electrical 07-15-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Ramoreno, I purchase a switch from the...

Ramoreno,
I purchase a switch from the dealer, since its a dealer only part ($37.50). I disconnected the negative battery cable, installed new airbag switch, reconnected battery and the...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 07-15-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By SpecialEd
Thanks for the suggested troubleshooting tips. ...

Thanks for the suggested troubleshooting tips. There isn't any white residue on the engine, coolant or raditor. However, inside the radiator lines does have white substance (oil). I flushed the...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-21-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By SpecialEd
Yeah, the coolant is going somewhere. My first...

Yeah, the coolant is going somewhere. My first thoughts were the oil system but the oil doesn't have water in it. And the motor idle and run pretty smooth
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-21-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By SpecialEd
That is my thoughts as well also (somewhere in...

That is my thoughts as well also (somewhere in block). I am clueless as to where else it (oil)could be coming from because if the system is not under pressure, one would expect water to enter the...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-21-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By SpecialEd
Oil Entering the Radiator System

Exhausting all the resources (knowledge) available before changing the engine. In another post, I ended up replacing the heads (02, 3.7L) because water was getting in the oil and the truck ran...
Forum: Electrical 06-13-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Well, I removed the switch again and there wasn't...

Well, I removed the switch again and there wasn't a bulb anywhere to be found. Not exactly sure of the type of bulb to install since there wasn't one there. The dealer wants $35 plus tax for...
Forum: Electrical 06-07-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Brad, The cover is attached to the panel. ...

Brad,
The cover is attached to the panel. There are 3 srcews attaching switch to the (cover) panel. I will remove the panel again and search the inside for the missing lamp etc..

Thanks
Forum: Electrical 06-07-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
My uncle ownes a mechanic shop and he has the...

My uncle ownes a mechanic shop and he has the proper scanner tool to scan and reset the system (airbag). He doesn't know much system other then what the scan tool indicates. On the initial scan,...
Forum: Electrical 06-06-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Anymore recommendations/suggestions before I give...

Anymore recommendations/suggestions before I give in to the Dealer? What else could cause the circuit to stay open even after the system has been reset by the proper scanner?
Forum: Towing 06-06-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By SpecialEd
Got it figured out. I ended up removing two...

Got it figured out. I ended up removing two bolts (L/R) that mounts the flatbed to the frame. I raised the frame as required and the installation completed as advertised.
Forum: Towing 06-01-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By SpecialEd
Replacing/InstallingHitch Assy

I want to replace the hitch assy on my 02 1500. I got the exact same hitch so no mode would be required. I was told the old hitch should slide off without removing the bumper but that is not the...
Forum: Electrical 06-01-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
I removed the passenger airbag swith to change...

I removed the passenger airbag swith to change bulb but there was no bulb to be found. Any suggestions?
Forum: Electrical 06-01-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Hmm, I selected the passenger airbag to off and...

Hmm, I selected the passenger airbag to off and the off light did not light up. Hopefully, replacing the bulb will cure the light.

Thanks Brad
Forum: Electrical 05-30-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Nope, I turned the switch on/off and regardless...

Nope, I turned the switch on/off and regardless of what position the switch is in, the light still illuminates.
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 05-26-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By SpecialEd
***Update*** I ended up removing the heads and...

***Update*** I ended up removing the heads and had them leaked and pressure tested and of course, one of the heads were warped. Re-surface both heads all is good now. **Note** If your reservior...
Forum: Electrical 05-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
This airbag light on the instrument cluster is...

This airbag light on the instrument cluster is really annoying. I have checked everything, scanned the sytem using the proper scan tool and got no codes but the scan tool does recognize the light as...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-19-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By SpecialEd
Cool...the heaviest thing I will tow is a bass...

Cool...the heaviest thing I will tow is a bass boat. I will definitely upload some photos.

Charlieb, you are definitely correct, they are a lot heavier then the 17'

I appreciate the...
Forum: Electrical 05-19-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
No, I have not verified the pins condition nor...

No, I have not verified the pins condition nor the crash sensor mentioned. Thanks. This is a starting point for me....your time and consideration is greatly appreciated. As for disconnecting the...
Forum: Electrical 05-19-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Its the airbag indicator light on the dash...

Its the airbag indicator light on the dash (cluster) and I left the battery disconnected for a few days also but the light refuses to go away. The only plug I disconnected during the radio...
Forum: Electrical 05-18-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,988
Posted By SpecialEd
Airbag light w/ no code....Confuse

I recently replaced the radio and made the mistake of not disconnecting the battery. Reconnected everything and got the airbag lights. one for the airbag system and one for the light. I used the...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-17-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By SpecialEd
Roll w/ 20's or not

I recently came across some 20's stock alumium wheels for my 02 1500 and was wondering will there be an issue with mounting...ie space/offset required? I know this size wheel will add to the crappy...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 05-17-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By SpecialEd
Airbag Light **** Confused!!!

I recently replaced the radio and made the mistake of not disconnecting the battery. Reconnected everything and got the airbag lights. one for the airbag system and one for the light. I used the...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 04-01-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By SpecialEd
Thermostat code?????? Solve one problem and...

Thermostat code?????? Solve one problem and create another. I plan to re-install the thermostat but get one at a less F.
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 03-30-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By SpecialEd
Well, I removed the timing chain cover and...

Well, I removed the timing chain cover and replaced the seal and o-rings. Serviced engine as required and water immediately started entering the oil again. I kinda figured the heads and gaskets...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 03-24-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By SpecialEd
Well, I'm almost afraid to look because I just...

Well, I'm almost afraid to look because I just spent several hundred dollars to have the heads replaced and to go thru this scenario again would be really painful. I'll post the finding after this...
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