Then the oil kinda forces itself through the air bubbles and it burps out. Also, the filter will hold pretty close to a full quart. Slide underneath the passenger side of the engine with the used oil catch container, 13mm socket and ratcheting wrench. It appears that I should give a call to the dealer for their thoughs. Please, for those of you 4.
Which is the refill, or are they both the same? The fan motor is about a foot below the resistor, hard to get at but better than on most vehicles. With the engine running and the truck in park, check its transmission fluid dipstick and add a half quart at a time until the fluid level appears between the hash marks on the dipstick. Is this a trick question? All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. If you have trouble turning the old filter, you may need to use an oil filter wrench such as the. Fuel enrichment is controlled by the computer adjusting the pulsewidth of the injectors …. One is towards the back of the engine compartment and the other is towards the front of the vehicle.
A site or document with other specifications would be awesome. Probably a good 10 minutes passed after I had removed the filter and all. It might be necessary to check and adjust it when troubleshooting a performance, emissions or noise problem. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. Talked to one of the guys at the dealership, and they go with 5.
Lubricating the o-ring will help the filter form a better seal and make it easier to remove at the next oil change. And lastly, my driveway is pretty flat, I can't imagine it influencing the oil reading. Always refer to the truck's owner's manual for specific details. Use synthetic axle lubricant with the trailer tow package. Ilooked up how much is suppose to be … in there and found what BriamMette says, 5qts. I also use Mobil 1 oil in my 4.
Loosen the oil drain bolt at the rear of the black metal oil pan by turning it counter clockwise with the 13mm socket and ratcheting wrench. Hold the button in for about 5 seconds or till all 0s show on odometer. The previous owner was adding oil often. I did this 4 or 5 times before it finally stopped doing it. But the rest was all labor.
Normally it will be located on one of the valve covers. I may have some build-up in the motor. The fuel delivery system in your truck is sequential multipoint electronic fuel injection. Went and checked my notes from my last oil change and sure enough, I put 7 quarts in it last time. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2002 Dodge Ram 1500.
I just drain it, swap the oil filter, and put in 6 quarts. Also, while doingthe oil change I noticed that rear main is leaking as well. The quality of the filter media and anti drain back valve are the two most important items to compare. To answer your question, No! Refer to 19, Steering for proper fill and bleed procedures. I'm only able to get about 5.
This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Ram 1500. I use a 51085 stock, small Mopar size , but a 51515, which is normally a Ford filter, is reputed to fit, and is quite a bit taller. Please help support this website by shopping at. I just changed the oil and filter for the second time. The one nearly to the front of the vehicle is the high pressure side. However, it must be checked and adjusted if it has been removed and reinstalled. Maybe this is what has been causing the problem with people filling the truck with 5 quarts? For temperatures that range from -20 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, 5W-30 can be used.
I then squeeze the soda bottle and turn to unscrew the filter inside. P 1 Post a reply to this message: Username Registration: All visitors are allowed to post messages Name: Email: Notify me when I get a reply to my message: Yes No Icons: Subject: Message:. Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and make it drain out more quickly. It includes the weight of passengers, cargo and fuel in the truck and cargo in the trailer. Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose on a 4.