DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, Complaints, & Solutions - Maintenance & Re > 3RD Generation Dodge Ram 2002 to 2008 Dodge Ram Trucks > Heating & Cooling


Notices

Heating & Cooling 3rd Gen Dodge Ram Heating & Cooling Problems and Questions.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 06-19-2011, 06:27 PM
mmistyrose mmistyrose is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas
Age: 47
Posts: 1
Gender: Female
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 2500
Color: White
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
mmistyrose is on a distinguished road
Default

I have to say...this is NOT a fun job especially in the summer! thanks for the pics.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 06-25-2011, 11:51 AM
dodgethis03's Avatar
dodgethis03 dodgethis03 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Oklahoma
Age: 26
Posts: 48
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 dodge ram 1500
Trim Level: slt
Color: green
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
dodgethis03 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by wetisdale View Post
I am working on my truck and using the haynes manual i did too much. I see in the picture that the bracket with all of the wires attached was removed. What steps do I need to take in order to make my truck look like the first picture. I can go from there. Thanks in advance!

hey sorry im just now responding im sure youve already figured it out by now i have been to busy to get on here but if you have any questions i will be checking on here more often cause i now have an ac problem lol
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 11-20-2011, 12:40 PM
fonzy75's Avatar
fonzy75 fonzy75 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: hawley, pa
Age: 22
Posts: 3
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge ram
Trim Level: slt 1500
Color: tan
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
fonzy75 is on a distinguished road
Default

i am working on my truck and so far i got just about everything except for that dash support out, i believe i have all of the bolts of but just my right side will come out just about 2 inches and my left side wont budge at all, does anyone know what im doing wrong? any help is appreciated.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 11-20-2011, 04:14 PM
bigdaddyII's Avatar
bigdaddyII bigdaddyII is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Southern, Louisiana
Age: 32
Posts: 565
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ford F-150
Trim Level: XLT
Color: Metallic Blue
Rep Power: 5
Rep:91
bigdaddyII will become famous soon enough
Default

Did you lay the steering wheel down and remove the bolts againts the lower firewall on the drivers side (the bolts that hold the brake booster, as well as disconnect the brake pedal)?
__________________
Sure it'll suck, but it'll make you a man
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 11-22-2011, 06:56 PM
fonzy75's Avatar
fonzy75 fonzy75 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: hawley, pa
Age: 22
Posts: 3
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge ram
Trim Level: slt 1500
Color: tan
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
fonzy75 is on a distinguished road
Default

Nope i have not done that yet, so when i get working on it again ill take that out also and thats probably it then, thanks alot!
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 01-08-2012, 10:12 PM
JohnJ's Avatar
JohnJ JohnJ is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Olympia
Posts: 5
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge RAM 2500 Diesel
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Silver
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
JohnJ is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigdaddyII View Post
Did you lay the steering wheel down and remove the bolts againts the lower firewall on the drivers side (the bolts that hold the brake booster, as well as disconnect the brake pedal)?
Awesome, that's what I needed to know. Thanks for this helpful thread on the biggest pain in the ass heater core replacement ever...
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 01-08-2012, 10:57 PM
JohnJ's Avatar
JohnJ JohnJ is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Olympia
Posts: 5
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge RAM 2500 Diesel
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Silver
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
JohnJ is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dodgethis03 View Post
Well i had the fun task of replacing my heater core and it was alot of fun only took me about 5 hours or so messing around but was alot of work here are some pictures that will help out with having to take stuff apart and if you have any questions about anything im willing to help
This post w/ the photos is extremely helpful. Thanks for taking the time to share.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 01-09-2012, 12:10 AM
GTyankee's Avatar
GTyankee GTyankee is online now
Dodge Ram Forum Member

 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego East County, Ca
Posts: 18,057
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 2X4
Trim Level: quad cab SLT
Color: sunburst orange pearl
Rep Power: 19
Rep:2597
GTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I don't know if this is for your year Ram
__________________
Ram 1500 SLT Quad cab, 5.7 HEMI(R) MDS VCT, 5 speed auto 545RFE, 3.55 differential gears, 18" Magnaflow muffler, EGR bug deflector, Bushwacker fender flares, customized Nfab nerf bars, CB radio, Autonet wi-fi router, custom soft tonneau cover, Line_X bedliner, DEBO Step, build date 10/15/08 a Wednesday built vehicle
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 01-09-2012, 10:46 PM
JohnJ's Avatar
JohnJ JohnJ is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Olympia
Posts: 5
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge RAM 2500 Diesel
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Silver
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
JohnJ is on a distinguished road
Default 2005 Dodge RAM 1500 5.7 Dash removal...

The key to removing this dash is to lower the steering column and remove the two bolts that screw up through the crossmember I pulled the dash and will be replacing the heatercore tommorrow after work
JJ
Attached Files
File Type: docx Haeter core.docx (2.90 MB, 60 views)
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 01-19-2012, 08:44 AM
ouiroc ouiroc is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: monticello fl
Age: 52
Posts: 1
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 dodge ram 1500
Trim Level: slt
Color: red
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
ouiroc is on a distinguished road
Default

thanks for the info and pics! now do you happen to have a address of the design engineers that created this nightmare that is so involved and causes the need to remove the freon another expense and waste so we can kick their ass's and the ass's of the idiots that made that #$#@#%%^^& brittle dash!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:17 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum