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  1. HELP! Overheating!

    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. Turbo Temperature/timer

    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. New to the Dodge Ram world, temp question

    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. Oil Viscosity in Relationship to External Ambient Temperature

    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. Trans temp gauge install ?

    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. Hint to possible transmission issues, want opinions

    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. Car overheat changed everything

    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. Anyone having problems with....

    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. Thermostat? What degree° are you using?

    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. It's summertime....let's talk temp gauges!!!!

    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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