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Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-14-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By dalboa
Help with horn not working

I have a 2006 Ram truck that the horn quite working on a year ago and now that I'm about to drive 1200 miles with a enclosed trailer I've decided maybe I should fix the horn.
I've taken the two...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By dalboa
You'll be turning it the same as if you were...

You'll be turning it the same as if you were loosening a nut, counter clockwise to loosen. Look at the direction your fan blade turns and you can figure going the opposite direction to loosen.
BTW,...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By dalboa
Have you checked the universal joints?

Have you checked the universal joints?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By dalboa
Sounds like your truck swallowed a deer whistle!...

Sounds like your truck swallowed a deer whistle! :)
I've listened to it twice now and it sounds like it's coming from something
that's rotating. I would have to agree that it has to do with the...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By dalboa
You can run your truck briefly without the belt...

You can run your truck briefly without the belt on. You just won't be running your water pump so not too long. I would try that just to see for sure that it isn't a tensioner. Sound can transfer.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-12-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By dalboa
Is it automatic trans? Torque converter?

Is it automatic trans? Torque converter?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-12-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By dalboa
Wow, the old one looks like it's fried! After...

Wow, the old one looks like it's fried!
After replacing you say you started it right up. Did it run good? How many miles are on the truck? Have you checked compression on all cylinders just to get...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-12-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By dalboa
I've heard these hemi engines prefer the standard...

I've heard these hemi engines prefer the standard issue copper plus plugs. Nothing special, any idea what became of your missing electrode. Hope it didn't get stamped into a valve seat. I would take...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-11-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By dalboa
I found a download for mine using google. It was...

I found a download for mine using google. It was the entire service manual for 03 Ram. Sure beats the owners manual! :) Someone had placed a link in a forum to a download.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-11-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By dalboa
Is your truck a 4x4? Standard or Auto trans? ...

Is your truck a 4x4? Standard or Auto trans?
I've recently discovered that a nice design feature of the Dodge trucks is that you can easily remove the radiator, the hood support crossbeam, trans...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-11-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By dalboa
Is your truck a 4x4? Standard or Auto trans? ...

Is your truck a 4x4? Standard or Auto trans?
I've recently discovered that a nice design feature of the Dodge trucks is that you can easily remove the radiator, the hood support crossbeam, trans...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-11-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By dalboa
My manual shows a speed sensor in the front wheel...

My manual shows a speed sensor in the front wheel (drivers side) that you might want to check.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-11-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By dalboa
Borrowed from elsewhere: The bearings have a...

Borrowed from elsewhere:

The bearings have a magnetic strip in them that the wheel speed sensors use for ABS, Cruise, VDC, etc. You may have installed a bearing that didn't have this strip, or you...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-02-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By dalboa
These trucks have MDS?

These trucks have MDS?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-02-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dalboa
Success on 03 Hemi

It appears my thread on this 03 has run its course and I leave you with a video of it running.
Recap: My daughter bought the truck at a good price and previous owner said it shut down on him with a...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-01-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By dalboa
Does it seem that the engine is tight when...

Does it seem that the engine is tight when cranking?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-01-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By dalboa
Your sure all the caps on the rods and crank ...

Your sure all the caps on the rods and crank were reinstalled to their correct mate?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-30-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By dalboa
1st. Start up on 5.7 hemi repair

Started the Hemi today after completing the rebuild. I had a set of 04 heads reworked at the machine shop with new guides,seats,springs etc.,($1200.00) they'd better be bullet proof for some time....
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-24-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By dalboa
BTW. Have you checked to see if there are any...

BTW. Have you checked to see if there are any stored codes?
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 11-24-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By dalboa
Tire size is definitely skewing the computer a...

Tire size is definitely skewing the computer a bit.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-23-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By dalboa
Check your codes at this link. ...

Check your codes at this link.

http://engine-codes.com/p0204.htmlPossible causes
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By dalboa
From what you stated originally about holding...

From what you stated originally about holding your odometer while turning the key it appeared from what I read that you were initiating a instrument cluster test and the codes you saw were normal for...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-18-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By dalboa
Salvage engine bought at nationwide distributor

I started a earlier thread on 2003 sick hemi engine, was chasing codes when the exhaust valve on #3 cylinder dropped into the cylinder. Discovered it would probably be less costly to buy a engine...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-17-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By dalboa
Thanks, This 03 has a EGR valve up near the...

Thanks,
This 03 has a EGR valve up near the throttle body. We ordered the engine and while it was due in Friday, didn't make it. Anyway, they're promising me it will be here Monday. Thanks
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-15-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By dalboa
I have a few questions if someone would lend me...

I have a few questions if someone would lend me their expertise.
1- Should I swap the flex plates?
2- Dodge says a special tool is required to install rear main seal. Anyone know anything about...
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