Links for Dodge + Tech


1994-08 Dodge Front End Issues and the Dreaded Death Wobble |
http://blog.dieselpowerproducts.com/dodge-front-end-issues-and-the-dreaded-death-wobble
Detailed write up on the 94-08 Dodge HD front suspension including the causes of "death wobble" and the roots of the Chrysler recalls and eventual NHTSA settlement.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Chrysler: 8-Speed Automatic Transmission Update and Service Best Practices
http://courses.chrysleracademy.com/MT201211/shell_popups/pdf/Reference.pdf
Tech manual on servicing the 8HP70 transmission.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500

Aftermarket transmission cooler results and analysis
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/2559-aftermarket-transmission-cooler-results-analysis...
Adding a transmission cooler to a 8HP70 in a 2013+ Ram 1500 Ecodiesel, includes temperature comparisons.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel heat management
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/984-jeep-ecodiesel-ike-gauntlet-torture-tow-test-well...
Discussing the oil temperatures the Jeep Ecodiesel incurs and comparing that to the installation of the same engine in the Ram 1500. The Ram has larger radiators and oil cooler in front instead of up by the oil filter.
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Dodge TSBs 1989-2012
http://www.turbodieselregister.com/tdrarticles/TSB-2012.pdf
List of Dodge TSBs from 1989 - 2012, compiled by Turbo Diesel Regeister (TDR) magazine.
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Type: TSB
Year: 1989, 1990, 1991 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Welcome to guzzle's Transfer Case Fluid Change Web Page
http://www.guzzle7pt3.com/transfer.php
How to change NV transfer case fluid, applies directly to Ford and Dodge heavy duties, and most transfer cases in principle.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

Dodge Cummins Computer Fault Codes
http://store.dieseltruckresource.com/cofaco.html
Pulled a code from your Dodge and want a translation? Look here.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005, 2006, 2007 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

How to ( BALL JOINTS ) - Dodge Diesel - Diesel Truck Resource Forums
http://www.dieseltruckresource.com/dev/ball-joints-t217250.html
Detailed writeup on replacing ball joints on any 2nd, 3rd, or 4th generation Ram.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 1993, 1994, 1995 ... 2001, 2002, 2003
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500

Front Drive Shaft Removal, Maintenance and Installation - 3rd Gen HD's
http://www.dodgeownerforums.com/smf/index.php?topic=6451.0
Removing and greasing the front driveshaft on late model Dodge's.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2003, 2004, 2005 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Turbo Diesel Register Tech: 68RFE Transmission - Ask the Engineer
http://www.turbodieselregister.com/tdrarticles/tdrarticle_68RFEtransmission.html
Detailed discussion on the 68RFE heavy duty automatic transmission offered with the 2007.5+ Dodge Ram pickups.
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Understanding weights (specifically 3500 mega cab): GVWR of the Doge 3500 MegaCab SRW and DRW
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25680987/srt/pa/pging/1/page/3.cfm
Why is the MegaCab GVWR so much lower than a comparable Quad Cab? Short answer: the rear springs are soft. Details in the thread.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Suspension, Towing & hauling
Year: 2006, 2007, 2008 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 3500, 3500DRW

Cummins 5.9 liter and 6.7 liter inline six-cylinder diesel engines
http://www.allpar.com/mopar/cummins-diesel.html
Article chronicling the development of the Cummins diesel in Ram pickups.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 1991, 1992, 1993 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: Dodge 5.9L I6, 6.7L I6

GVWR & 3/4 ton pickups: easy to exceed, but does it matter? "Guess my truck is not enough. A Cat Scale tale"
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25301844.cfm
A nice discussion on the overloaded state of many 2500 series pickups, and the differences between them on the 3500s.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Numbers Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD; Dodge 2500; Ford F250

3rd Gen Fuel Filter Change - Diesel Truck Resource - Wiki
http://wiki.dieseltruckresource.com/wiki/3rd_Gen_Fuel_Filter_Change
How to change the fuel filter on a Cummins 5.9L
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2003, 2004, 2005 ... 2007, 2008, 2009
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: Dodge 5.9L I6

2012 Dodge 2500/3500 increased GAWR
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25177585/gotomsg/25183026.cfm
Some early specs on the increased axle weight ratings on the 2012 RAMs. Summary: FAGWR goes up to 5500 lb, and the 2500 GVWR goes up to 9600.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

1998 - 2000 ISB engine specs
http://dodgeram.org/tech/dsl/Facts/98ISBspecs.html
Detailed specs and dyno charts on the 98-2000 Cummins ISB
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 1998
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500DRW Engine: Dodge 5.9L I6

DPF kaput @ 48k
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25112310.cfm
A user needs a new DPF at 48k miles and relays the aggravating factors and the cost.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6

Ram Front Axle Specs
http://dodgeram.org/tech/specs/axle/axlespecs.html
Detailed specs, including lubricants and carrier splits
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2000, 2001, 2002
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500DRW

The Dodge 47RH and 47RE heavy-duty automatic transmission
http://www.allpar.com/mopar/transmissions/47RH.html
Detailed specs on the 47RE and 47RH transmissions
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Transmission
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2000, 2001, 2002
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500DRW

Trailer Life Annual Towing Guides
http://www.trailerlife.com/trailer-towing-guides/
List of Trailer Life magazine's annual towing guides, which include tips on vehicle selection, hitch choice, and tow ratings.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC; GMC 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Nissan Titan; Toyota Tundra