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  1. Great Plains
    I just got a 6.4 2500 - From the get go leaving the dealer lot - I've had overheating issues - Barely had it a month - already the dealer has repaired an egr inlet, and an egr outlet tube on two separate service calls - haven't had it in my driveway more than 15 days, been in the shop. Needless...
  2. Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    Hey Guys/Gals, I have a 2018 3500 with the Cummins Diesel. Love it however I read that I should be doing a better job at letting it cool down before shutting it down. I do tow a 5th wheel. I see that there are some options for a turbo timer via programmers etc. my truck is stock and I plan to...
  3. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    So I just replaced my thermostat to the 160 temp one. My driving temperature sits a little under 210 (half) after driving around 30 minutes I sat at a long red light and my temperature went a little over 210. But once I started moving again it went right back to where it was. I sat at home for a...
  4. 2018 Dodge Ram Forum
    I tried searching this on the forum and online but I cannot find an answer for it. People always say that when the External Ambient temperature is high then a higher oil viscosity is recommended. For example, 5w-30 or 5w-40. Their reasoning is because oil gets "thinner". But our vehicles...
  5. 5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I am welding in a bung for my mechanical trans temp gauge. Since I don't have the old pan off, where is a good spot on the pan? Nothing to interfere with probe. 01 Ram 1500 Sport 4wd 46RE Trans Thanks
  6. 2010 Dodge Ram Forum
    As a mechanic, Im very meticulous with my truck. I plug my truck in when the temperature drops below -15C, I use fuel additives and injector cleaner once a month, use premium gas, and full synthetic oils... and I watch my gauges like a hawk. (and bare with me here, im a Canadian and use a unique...
  7. Heating & Cooling
    Hello, ive changed head gaskets, radiator, waterpump, thermostat, and radiator cap. And my car is still overheating!!! It overheats after 10-15 mins driving! But as soon as i turn off my car and wait 2 mins the car's temperature is back to normal again! What could possibly be the problem?? Fluid...
  8. 2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Their outdoor temperature sensor? Mine is usually anywhere from 7-12 degrees off the outside temperature. Last time I took it down to the dealership (for Line-X) I told them about it. When I came back they said that a "sensor bulb" was faulty and they replaced it and it should be "good to go"...
  9. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 5.9L 2 wheel drive 89000 miles with towing package... although I don't tow anything. What degree thermostat is everybody running in these engines? It looks like the factory stat was 195°? I just flushed the radiator and have new hoses including the "dreaded" by-pass...
  10. LD RAM - General Discussion
    I'm interested to see where everyones temp gauge usually sits at on a hot day. It hit 100 degrees today here in Augusta with a even higher heat index and here is where my temp gauge went up to. Is this regular temperature for these trucks in the sumertime or is mines a little hot? :4-dontknow:
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