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Forum: Oil Change 03-05-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Toon tugr
can get as much filtration from a screen as a K&N...

can get as much filtration from a screen as a K&N filter, I almost dusted a Cummins running a K&N but luckily I pull regular oil samples and caught it and did some research on several diesel forums...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 02-20-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Toon tugr
Sorry I put the wrong info in first post, it...

Sorry I put the wrong info in first post, it actually had 5/100k power train warranty but 5/50 rolls off the tongue so much easier lol.:doh:
Dealer checked and it just fell off warranty in October....
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 02-20-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Toon tugr
Tranny failure poll

I recently had 4th clutch pack burn up at 80K miles on my 2010 3 months out of the 5year 100K mile powertrain warranty. Custom tranny shop I had rebuild it claims every 545 tranny that comes through...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-15-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Thing drives awesome, I can actually feel all of...

Thing drives awesome, I can actually feel all of the shift points now, not harsh at all but they are distinct kind of like older pre electronic controlled auto trannies where you could actually feel...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-14-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Picked it up from the shop yesterday for 3200...

Picked it up from the shop yesterday for 3200 bucks. New tighter slightly lower stall anti ballooning disc converter with better lockup clutch from Precision converters of new Hampton IA., a better...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-12-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Talked to tranny shop and they found two things,...

Talked to tranny shop and they found two things, 4th gear clutch pack along with lockup clutch in converter showed a lot of slippage.

They will hopefully have it done by weeks end or early next...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-04-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Rig goes to the tranny shop Friday, they charge a...

Rig goes to the tranny shop Friday, they charge a set $2395 to rebuild tranny which includes upgraded clutch packs, shift kit and other Valve body mods, a new torque converter set up for individual...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-03-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
I should have explained better the 5 / 100...

I should have explained better the 5 / 100 limited powertrain expired in October, It was an early 2010 model built and in service in 2009, been over 5 years already.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-02-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
My 2010 only had 3/36k warranty.

My 2010 only had 3/36k warranty.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-02-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Dealer called back, was able to recreate issue...

Dealer called back, was able to recreate issue several times, checked out all electrical was fine concluded internal seal leak on clutch or accumulator piston. Will take rig to reputable local tranny...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-31-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Took the pickup to town today to drop it off at...

Took the pickup to town today to drop it off at the dealer for Mondays apt, live 30 miles out of town and work shift work in the country even further from town so got to do these things when one can....
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-30-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Toon tugr
I was holding out until I knew what my engineoil...

I was holding out until I knew what my engineoil sample showed and was crunching numbers. The engine seems ok for now so I will go after the tranny issue and it will be a wash cost wise to buy a...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-27-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Made an apt with dealer for next Monday again now...

Made an apt with dealer for next Monday again now that the codes are logged and now so the dealer can look at the data now that I see my engine oil sample looks ok I will dig into this tranny issue...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-27-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Toon tugr
Finally got the oil sample results back and other...

Finally got the oil sample results back and other than my TBN being low there was no sign of any abnormal wear metals or anything else out of the ordinary happening. Will change over to Amsoil 5w30...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-18-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By Toon tugr
Yep, bearings are a normal wear item, can go...

Yep, bearings are a normal wear item, can go south at 1 mile or 200k miles no warning on unit bearing assemblies. Doesn't matter what name is on the grill they all use the same suppliers from over...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-18-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,656
Posted By Toon tugr
Having pulled wrenches most of my life and having...

Having pulled wrenches most of my life and having done it for a paycheck for 20 years My take is some of the best techs in the world have never been to any formal training or college it comes natural...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-18-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Transengineer What are your thoughts on...

Transengineer

What are your thoughts on replacing the solenoid bank every 80-100K miles as my link below shows and what are common symptoms of a solenoid bank gone bad on these trannies? I would...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-18-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
While searching for answers I came across what...

While searching for answers I came across what appears to be an excellent troubleshooting and spec and disassemble and reassemble manual for the 545RFE.
I will share it for all to look at.
...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-18-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Thank you for the info, from here I am going to...

Thank you for the info, from here I am going to do some of my own troubleshooting before returning to the dealer, I have my own shop and hoist and have the pan off it right now, I am capable of doing...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
They did do an update flash for tranny / engine...

They did do an update flash for tranny / engine controllers and quick relearn and checked CVI clutch volume index and it was within spec as well for the tranny while it was in the shop as well as...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Toon tugr
Engine oil sample pulled will go in mail Monday,...

Engine oil sample pulled will go in mail Monday, I see on the receipt and diagnostic paperwork I got tech changed fuel filter while doing testing, didn't know these had a fuel filter, where is it...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By Toon tugr
Question Tranny issues, head scratcher 4 me and dealer

OK have another thread going about an engine miss but have talked about more tranny issue than engine over there maybe get more attention here for specific issues.

Started getting P0933 almost...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Toon tugr
Picked it up from dealer this morning and it...

Picked it up from dealer this morning and it threw 2 codes before I even got home, both 4th and 5th ratio codes again and it went into limp mode again, they drove it two times and couldn't recreate...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-15-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Toon tugr
I have used them for many years as a heavy diesel...

I have used them for many years as a heavy diesel tech working on Mining equipment. We pull samples before every PM to determine if there are issues. I have / Had 2 Dodge Cummins and have done UOA...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-15-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Toon tugr
An oil analysis will tell me real quick if I have...

An oil analysis will tell me real quick if I have a cam follower / lobe wear issue, will go that route before tearing into it.:smileup:
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