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Old 05-05-2013, 05:40 PM
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Props to anyone who can locate the Power Steering reservoir on the 2013 RAM, 5.7 Hemi. (mine is a Laramie)

Trick question... I think... I went to check fluids today.
Oil√ Brake fluid√ wiper fluid√ power steering?????
No reservoir... check the manual.... shows a picture right where I'd expect it to be.... look around like a dope for ten minutes... under the car on my creeper... flash light... WTH??? Go online to search... the "how to" video on youtube shows a res....

After a little more searching I find an article that extolls the virtues of the 2013 RAM and a few of it's new features... (Electric Power Steering)

So is that the answer? I don't have power steering fluid?
Someone please confirm this and save me an embarrassing call to the Dodge Service dept.
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:42 PM
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yes, should have electric power steering in it
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You won't find it because there isn't one . It is an electric power steering.
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Isn't it electric power steering? Shouldn't have a reservoir.
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Electric Power Steering

The 2013 Ram 1500 features electric power steering (EPS). By using an electric motor to power the truck's rack and pinion steering system, the engine is relieved from the task of a constantly turning a hydraulic pump, improving fuel efficiency up to 1.8 percent and adding 5 horsepower. Also, the introduction of EPS reduces complexity by removing the previous hydraulic pump, high-pressure hydraulic hoses and cooling apparatus. This greatly streamlines manufacturing and maintenance. With EPS, each Ram 1500 model can be specifically calibrated to optimize steering effort and precision regardless of body or powertrain configuration. Additionally, EPS senses constant input from the driver, for example a crown in the road and compensates for improved comfort.

this was found along with almost all of the features of the 2013 Ram at
http://www.netcarshow.com/dodge/2013-ram_1500/
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Wait until the stop/start technology starts showing up and people start looking for their alternator....
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Wait until the stop/start technology starts showing up and people start looking for their alternator....
I don't get it... The alternator will be larger.
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EPS, yup, have had 2 vehicles with this, both went to the shop at least 2 times each to have the firmware update cause it would just stop working, and one they changed the steering column completely when it died, tell you, you can still drive the vehicles when that happens but its one hell of a workout. Non where Rams, but just a heads up
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Shouldn't have a reservoir.
Yes...........the battery stores all kinds of extra electronic power steering fluid
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