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Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-31-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By shak01
Old Man Newbie

Hi,
I'm a 60 year old newbie that has owned over 100 vehicles. Everything from a '53 chevy to my current '96 Ram...I have seldom, if ever been to a dealer for anything! My motto is "if one man built...
Forum: Electrical 07-31-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By shak01
Mystery connectors

Isn't there anyone out there who can identify these connectors
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 07-31-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,703
Posted By shak01
The switch connector is already there?

I don't have foglights as a factory option. But I do have the two relays and the 15amp fuse in the main fuse box under the hood and the connectors under the radiator.


...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-29-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By shak01
On my 96 Ram 1500 5.9L the cruise controller...

On my 96 Ram 1500 5.9L the cruise controller module is under the battery box...there is a vacuum line coming out of it and up to the throttle linkage. Mine was broken...time for Duct Tape! ...
Forum: Electrical 07-29-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,201
Posted By shak01
The Haynes wiring diagram says it is 22 gauge...

The Haynes wiring diagram says it is 22 gauge dark blue wire on connector 215 at the fuel gauge for 1994-2001
But it's part of connector 215...is the low fuel warning light coming on?
...
Forum: Electrical 07-29-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,942
Posted By shak01
If this is a gasser...9 times out of 10 it is the...

If this is a gasser...9 times out of 10 it is the sending unit attached to the fuel pump (sold as a unit) in the tank. If your fuel gauge reads full when you fill it up and then goes down after a...
Forum: Electrical 07-29-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By shak01
Do you guys need more pictures or info or is this...

Do you guys need more pictures or info or is this just a mystery for the ages?
Forum: Electrical 07-29-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By shak01
Yes I have an underhood lamp and it is...

Yes I have an underhood lamp and it is working...so the square one is not for that!
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-29-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By shak01
Mystery electrical connectors

I've got these same connectors...any Pros out there that can identify....
CLICK HERE (http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?p=578107#post578107)
Forum: Electrical 07-28-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By shak01
Mystery electrical connectors

Does anyone know what these connectors are? the round one is on the driver's side behind fuse box. The Square one is on the passenger side under the cowling top of firewall...the fuse box shows a...
Forum: Electrical 07-24-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By shak01
Flasher most likely...switch the emergency...

Flasher most likely...switch the emergency flasher with the turn signal flasher to test
Forum: Electrical 07-24-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,918
Posted By shak01
Yes... that's a good point White Lightning! 1996...

Yes... that's a good point White Lightning! 1996 was the highest selling year for Rams to that point...and maybe even until today. There were 400,000 sold! There has got to be tons of info and cheap...
Forum: Electrical 07-24-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,918
Posted By shak01
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)

I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 with power door locks but no RKE module. Can I add a Factory RKE module w/remote(s) from a junker? Where is the RKE harness? Is there a sticky or link with more info...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-01-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,555
Posted By shak01
TSB:18-48-98 Symptoms: various single cylinder...

TSB:18-48-98
Symptoms: various single cylinder misfire (1, 3, 7,) ad especially 5 and/or 8
NOTE: This rerouting procedure should be performed before any other misfire, surge, or spark knock...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-30-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,822
Posted By shak01
transmission cooler lines check valve

I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L truck, 90K miles with the 46RE transmission and the factory tow package. The vehicle has been meticulously maintained and driven lightly by this old man (2nd owner...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-16-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By shak01
Spark Plug Wires?

Can someone point me to a thread about which brand of Spark plug wires people have had the best and worst luck with?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-14-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By shak01
Thermostat? What degree° are you using?

I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 5.9L 2 wheel drive 89000 miles with towing package... although I don't tow anything. What degree thermostat is everybody running in these engines? It looks like the factory...
Forum: Oil Change 06-05-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By shak01
I'm really gonna show my age on this one...The...

I'm really gonna show my age on this one...The "DIY oil change debate under warranty" was put to bed many moons ago. To wit:
The Federal Magnuson Moss Warranty Act of 1975:
"No warrantor of a...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,150
Posted By shak01
Great! Glad you found the problem...but that sure...

Great! Glad you found the problem...but that sure is bad news about Mopar parts! The warranty has usually been only 12 months...maybe they really mean it now...considering we live in the age of cheap...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By shak01
http://dodgeram.info/tsb/1998/18-48-98/18-48-98-v8...

http://dodgeram.info/tsb/1998/18-48-98/18-48-98-v8.htm
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,992
Posted By shak01
TSB 18-48-98 Symptoms: some vehicles may...

TSB 18-48-98

Symptoms: some vehicles may exhibit this symptom:
Various single cylinder misfire (1, 3, 7,) ad especially 5 and/or 8
NOTE: This rerouting procedure should be performed before...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,067
Posted By shak01
I'm not at all sure about this but... you have...

I'm not at all sure about this but... you have all the classic symptoms of either a bad/failing oil pump or an oil pump pickup screen that is partially obstructed/clogged. Best case scenario...flush...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By shak01
If you recently put new plug wires on, Here's a...

If you recently put new plug wires on,
Here's a TSB that discusses wire routing and at least some of your symptoms:
http://dodgeram.info/tsb/1998/18-48-98/18-48-98-v8.htm

Pay particular...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,150
Posted By shak01
Take a look at this TSB... some of your symptoms...

Take a look at this TSB... some of your symptoms are discussed:
http://dodgeram.info/tsb/1998/18-48-98/18-48-98-v8.htm

Also you said: "happen(ed) after I wanted to back it out onto the street...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-05-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,756
Posted By shak01
OK Brad thanks...we're getting closer! If it is...

OK Brad thanks...we're getting closer! If it is in that line is it to the left or right of your arrow...in other words is the valve the "extra fitting" where the hydraulic rubber hose meets the...
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