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  1. Loss of Steering Issue

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello all. I have a 2014 crew cab short bed 5.7 with a brand new Myer light weight plow. Truck only has 25,000 miles on it. The steering is electric. No lift kit. My power steering is acting very badly. It is doing several things. Sometimes my power steering totally goes away and becomes very...
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    1A Auto - Quality Auto Parts
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  3. Self induced Steering Problem

    Suspension
    Sooo...I replaced the wheel hubs in my 2010 1500 4x4 4.7 a few weeks ago. I had a very hard time removing the old hub from spindle. I looked at youtube. One of my attempts to free included using a pry par lodged against the lower arm and wheel hub, Hoping to use pressure steering to try to force...
  4. Steering wheel now 180 degrees out

    2016 Dodge Ram Forum
    Drove my truck last night it was fine. Drove it today, as I left the house I noticed that the steering wheel is sitting 180 (just about) degrees out. So when I am driving straight the top of the wheel in towards my lap and the bottom is not on top. Right controls are upside down and on the left...
  5. 2004 dodge 1500 squeeking when driving

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi every one. this is my first post so if its not right i apologize. I am having some issues with my truck so thought would try here first. my truck is making a really bad squeak every time i turn or go over a bump. if i bounce on the drivers side step it also makes it squeak. i was thinking it...
  6. Steering

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    Okay I have a dodge ram 2500 2009 and I have a 6in lift and 35in tires with a lot of engine work done to It since I got it but for the life of me cant figure out what its doing now when the engine is running and I am sitting still my steering is very tight but when I let off the brake it loosens...
  7. Power steering failure, pump replacement question

    Suspension
    So the power steering went out on my truck yesterday, signed up so I could ask this question. When I bought the truck seven months ago, I took it to get inspected, the steering was a little noisy so I wanted the power steering checked out specifically. The mechanic said that the rack and pinion...
  8. rcx lift kits?!

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I'm looking to lift my 06 dodge ram 1500 4x4. Im going with the 6 inch rough country lift kit on 35/12.50r20s. Just a few questions about it. Will I need anything other than the lift kit to lift it.. like longer brake lines, or longer pitman arm, new steering components Etc etc etc.. I'm...
  9. steering rack and pinion minor leak

    Suspension
    I brought my Ram to the dealer this week for a state inspection and it was flagged for a very slight leak from the steering rack and pinion. It is leaking out of the big plug under what I assume is the pinion. It is the lowest bolt under the rack and pinion unit. My fluid level is fine and I...
  10. First Time Caller

    Newbie Checkin!
    Hey there - just bought an 08 Ram 1500 Quad Cab (big horn ed) with the 5.7 (4WD). Loving it, except having (like I've seen on so many others) some leakage from the power steering. Checking through the forum (which is why I joined), I'm not seeing a thread or comment related to any recalls. I...
  11. power steering issues

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    Need some help with a power steering issue 93 w350 5.9 turbo, the power steering pump started throwing the fluid out the cap every time I turned the truck off. It seemed to work fine when it was running (easy to turn), but as soon as the I turn the truck off it would throw the fluid out the top...
  12. Correct drop pitman arm

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    Okay so I lifted my truck with the Skyjacker 5" and they sent me a pitman arm but it is the same drop as the factory one. My steering is severely off. I got the tires aligned but to go straight it looks like I'm making a mild left turn. Any ideas? I've heard of people going out and buying...
  13. popping noise when I turn?? HELP!

    Suspension
    Hey guys, I have an issue with my 02 durango sport 2wd 4.7...I recently replaced the upper and lower ball joints, sway bar links and tie rod ends along with the shocks. I then took it to sears to get an alignment and ever since then something has been popping when I turn at slow speeds...
  14. leaking power steering from the "steering box"

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    My ram 1500 quad cab 5.9l just decided to start leaking power steering fluid, and after getting under and getting some pictures, it seems to be that the bottom of the linkage between the steering, and this box (pictured below) is where the leak is. I read somewhere that maybe its a hose, but I'm...
  15. Power Steering Question

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Okay so recently I was going through the woods (mud, water, ruts, etc.) I had to go pull my buddy out. I had my truck in 4wd to pull my buddy out and got him out no problem. Ever since then though its been hard to turn my truck. It started out as kind of stiff when turning and now its gotten to...
  16. Electrical issues in steering column

    Electrical
    Hi Everyone, I am new to this forum and this is my first thread, thank you for taking the time to read and help me understand this problem. This is my very first Dodge Truck and I just purchased it two days ago, It is a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500. The problem is I have to leave the tilt wheel in the...
  17. Big Steering Problem

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    When I pulled into my parking lot yesterday and it felt like the truck kind of slid when I turned. I didn't think much of it. I thought I just hit some oil or something. When I went to leave this morning I noticed that I have no steering at all. The steering wheel just spins all the way around...
  18. Bush kits

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Just curious if anyone knows of anywhere that sells front end bush kits for the second gen? By kits I mean...back in the UK for my cars I could often buy complete front end bushing ( Anti-roll bars, Swing arms, Ball joints etc) kits in one lump rather than buying each part in turn. It worked out...
  19. Grinding noise from rear when I turn

    Newbie Checkin!
    Just bought a new/used van and it has a grinding noise from the back of the van when I turn or back out of the driveway. It almost sounds like gears are grinding. I have read through some other links and possibly my rear axle fluid is low. Does this sound accurate?
  20. tie rod adjustment help?

    Suspension
    hi i have a 1999 ram 1500 4x4 with 3.5in coil spacers and bolcks for lift and i just replaced the tie rods and tie rod ends with aftermaket. when i put it all back together and counted the threads to align it again the new tie rods had longer threads so the count wasnt worth anything. now the...
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